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Population in 2012: 248 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.9%
Males: 107  (43.2%)
Females: 141  (56.8%)

Median resident age:  50.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67137.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,884 (it was $23,393 in 2000)
Severy:

$23,884
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,079

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,453 (it was $20,900 in 2000)
Severy:

$31,453
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,012; Detached houses: $50,012; Mobile homes: $240,560

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • White alone - 248 (95.8%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Severy: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.9%), Irish (16.4%), English (12.5%), United States (9.1%), Swedish (5.9%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 491 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Severy:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Severy city:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,083 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $436 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (60.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (335.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Climax, KS (2.6 miles) , Howard, KS (3.3 miles ), Fall River, KS (3.3 miles) , Eureka, KS (3.8 miles ), New Albany, KS (4.0 miles) , Elk Falls, KS (4.2 miles) , Moline, KS (4.3 miles ), Coyville, KS (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 96.23 W

Area code: 620

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-1.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Mathematical science occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Severy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Severy city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 tornado 40.0 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Severy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from Severy center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Severy:

  • HOWARD TWILIGHT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HOWARD, KS)
  • GREENWOOD CO HOSP HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EUREKA, KS)
  • EUREKA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EUREKA, KS)

Airports located in Severy:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Severy:

  • Butler Community College (about 39 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • Emporia State University (about 55 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Wichita State University (about 59 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 60 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 86 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 89 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Rogers State University (about 97 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)

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Notable locations in Severy: Severy Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Severy Fire Department (B), Severy Public Works (C), Severy Senior Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Severy include: Severy Baptist Church (A), Severy United Methodist Church (B), Severy Church of the Nazarene (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.7%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 94.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Severy, KS

Severy compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Severy (2011 data):

  • Home Bank and Trust Company: Severy Branch at 108 North Kansas Avenue, branch established on 1900/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, headquarters in Eureka, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Greenwood County Financial Services, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (8%)

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Religion statistics for Severy city (based on Greenwood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.22%
Here62.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents22.9%16.1%15.3%8.4%7.3%
Congregations27.3%6.1%12.1%9.1%3.0%
NameUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents6.3%5.2%4.7%2.0%11.8%
Congregations3.0%3.0%6.1%3.0%27.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Greenwood County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Greenwood County:

11.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Greenwood County:

9.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
State:

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

12.5%
Kansas:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,004$24,0481$894
Totals for Government 2$3,775$22,6501$894

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($169.35)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($96.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($80.65)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($80.65)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($80.65)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($72.58)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($40.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($40.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($221.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($20.16)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($76.61)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($48.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($40.32)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($16.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($165.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($44.35)
    General Support: $5,000 ($20.16)
  • Tax - Property: $38,000 ($153.23)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($40.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($447.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $104,000 ($419.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($28.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $108,000 ($435.48)

6.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Sedgwick County, KS  1.14% ($33,000 average AGI)
from Butler County, KS  0.73% ($31,167)
from Lyon County, KS  0.69% ($21,176)


9.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.07%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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:
to Butler County, KS  1.42% ($32,667 average AGI)
to Lyon County, KS  1.30% ($26,758)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.91% ($37,435)

Strongest AM radio stations in Severy:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Severy:

  • KOTE (93.5 FM; EUREKA, KS; Owner: NEWWOOD PRODUCTIONS, L.P.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Severy)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Water Plant Hwy 99 E (Lat: 37.619472 Lon: -96.173889), Call Sign: WNFE509
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2005, Expiration Date: 12/13/2015
    Registrant: City Of Severy, 100 N. Kansas, Severy, KS 67137, Phone: (620) 736-2323, Fax: (620) 736-2349, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SEVERY, 2 Km W Of W Jct Of K 99 & K 96 Hwys 2 Km N (Lat: 37.651111 Lon: -96.270278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQEC782
    Assigned Frequencies: 6828.75 MHz, 6833.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 12/28/2015, Certifier: Edwin Geer
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • Severy, Severy Site (Lat: 37.629472 Lon: -96.234889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQJG582
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6044.03 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2008, Expiration Date: 09/02/2018, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • STATION, 4 Mi E And 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.633917 Lon: -96.156639), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WCE933
    Assigned Frequencies: 1865.00 MHz, 1895.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/09/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (913) 575-6424


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Service Call: 1

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Most common first names in Severy, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1780.7 years
Charles1181.9 years
Harold872.5 years
Mary779.0 years
Frank579.2 years
James575.6 years
William583.2 years
Albert476.3 years
Edith480.5 years
Mildred489.5 years
Most common last names in Severy, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harper780.9 years
Hurt678.3 years
Stewart582.4 years
Boss481.0 years
Hilyard484.2 years
Henderson489.8 years
Johnson472.0 years
Knight460.0 years
Mitchell486.3 years
Smith472.5 years

Severy on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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