Schoenchen, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 132  (63.9%)
Females: 76  (36.1%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 67667.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $61,955 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Schoenchen:

$61,955
KS:

$53,906

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $35,002 (it was $15,768 in 2000)

Schoenchen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $94,989 (it was $51,700 in 2000)
Schoenchen:

$94,989
KS:

$141,200

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $172,530; Detached houses: $178,515; Townhouses or other attached units: $259,556; In 2-unit structures: $123,943; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,783; Mobile homes: $24,854

Median gross rent in 2015: $568.

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  • Races in Schoenchen, KS (2010)

    Schoenchen races chart
    • 19996.1%White alone
    • 41.9%American Indian alone
    • 41.9%Hispanic

Races in Schoenchen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Schoenchen: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (57.7%), English (8.7%), American (7.7%), Italian (5.8%), French (4.8%), German Russian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1936 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,882 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Schoenchen:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schoenchen city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Schoenchen, Kansas as of December 14, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Schoenchen to the number of sex offenders is 210 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,474 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,168 (1.5%)

Schoenchen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (129.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (433.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Liebenthal, KS (2.0 miles) , Munjor, KS (2.8 miles ), Hays, KS (3.4 miles ), La Crosse, KS (3.5 miles ), Victoria, KS (3.7 miles ), Bison, KS (3.9 miles ), McCracken, KS (4.0 miles ), Catharine, KS (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.71 N, Longitude: 99.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Schoenchen household income distribution Schoenchen home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Schoenchen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Schoenchen, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Schoenchen-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/31/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Schoenchen city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/21/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused $43 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Schoenchen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from Schoenchen center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 414.9 miles away from Schoenchen center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Schoenchen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Schoenchen:

  • GOOD SAM SOCIETY HOME HEALTH OF CENTRAL KS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HAYS, KS)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HAYS, KS)
  • HAYS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HAYS, KS)
  • HOSPICE OF HAYS MEDICAL CTR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HAYS, KS)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HAYS, KS)
  • VIA CHRISTI VILLAGE - HAYS INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAYS, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HAYS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAYS, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schoenchen:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 12 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 39 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 89 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 129 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 129 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 130 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 131 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

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Notable location: Ellis County Rural Fire Department 8 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Anthony Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.1. This is about average.

City:

66.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.19
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.5%
(0.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Kansas average:

11.2

Schoenchen travel time to work - commute Schoenchen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Schoenchen city (based on Ellis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,38813
Mainline Protestant3,31110
Evangelical Protestant1,91520
Other6773
None12,161-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Ellis County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ellis County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Ellis County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

28.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Schoenchen:

49.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.0%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Schoenchen:

25.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.2%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Schoenchen:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Schoenchen:

57.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Schoenchen, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$396
Other Government Administration 0$0 19$742
Sewerage 0$0 1$99
Totals for Government 0$0 22$1,237

Schoenchen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($43.27)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($43.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($33.65)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($24.04)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($14.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($9.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($57.69)

Schoenchen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($38.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($33.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($28.85)
    General Support: $2,000 ($9.62)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($48.08)

Schoenchen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $39,000 ($187.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $19,000 ($91.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($86.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($9.62)

Schoenchen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($206.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($14.42)

7.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rush County, KS  0.30% ($29,515 average AGI)
from Barton County, KS  0.28% ($26,226)
from Russell County, KS  0.25% ($28,286)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.55% ($32,492 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.44% ($47,673)
to Russell County, KS  0.31% ($37,771)

Strongest AM radio stations in Schoenchen:

  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Schoenchen:

  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KZAN (91.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY INC.)
  • K242AL (96.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • K209BH (89.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Schoenchen:

  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KBDK (Channel 14; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCC-LP (Channel 14; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K25CV (Channel 25; HAYS, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi N (Lat: 38.750556 Lon: -99.333722), Call Sign: KNIS745, Licensee ID: L00126810
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/1998, Expiration Date: 08/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2003, Certifier: William E LangleyRegistrant: Jayhawk Pipeline LLC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0VJJ, Licensee ID: L00165341, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 02/02/2023, Certifier: John L Brady, Registrant: John L Brady, 213 Cheyenne, Schoenchen, KS 67667
  • Call Sign: KC0KYI, Licensee ID: L00371101, Grant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021, Certifier: June E Bell, Registrant: June E Bell, 213 Cheyenne, Schoenchen, KS 67667

Most common first names in Schoenchen, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna581.0 years
Mary582.6 years
John382.3 years
Carl272.5 years
Henry287.1 years
Alex280.1 years
William275.5 years
Most common last names in Schoenchen, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Werth1975.5 years
Zimmerman576.0 years
Dinges485.7 years
Befort389.3 years
Gottschalk355.0 years
Lambrecht380.0 years
Unrein378.0 years
Bieker272.0 years
Dreher278.4 years
Haselhorst282.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (77%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Schoenchen compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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