For population 25 years and over in Scammon:
For population 15 years and over in Scammon city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $883 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (84.7 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (100.6 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (329.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Roseland, KS (1.3 miles) , Weir, KS (1.8 miles ), Cherokee, KS (2.1 miles ), West Mineral, KS (2.4 miles ), Columbus, KS (2.7 miles ), Chicopee, KS (2.9 miles ), Pittsburg, KS (3.4 miles ), Asbury, MO (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 94.82 W
Area code: 620
Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+6.7%).
Work and jobs in Scammon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scammon, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scammon-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Scammon city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.
On 9/27/1959, a category F4 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scammon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Scammon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Fred McMullin - Major League Baseball player, George Barr (umpire) - Baseball umpire.
Hospitals/medical centers near Scammon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scammon:
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Public elementary/middle school in Scammon:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.0317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 6.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Scammon and their reported violations in the past:CHEROKEE CO RWD 4 (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Scammon compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Scammon city (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scammon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Scammon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,292 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,794 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Scammon fatal accident list:
Mar 30, 2007 04:05 PM, Sr-102, 20th, Lat: 37.281386, Lon: -94.868708, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Oct 6, 2007 01:50 AM, 4th St, Keith St, Lat: 37.278775, Lon: -94.820319, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1997 07:00 AM, R1366, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scammon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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