Smith Center, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,610 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.6%
 
Males: 791  (49.2%)
Females: 819  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

50.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66967.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,301 (it was $26,857 in 2000)
Smith Center:

$37,301
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,787 (it was $15,500 in 2000)

Smith Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,576 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Smith Center:

$79,576
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $452.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smith Center: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.2%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Smith Center, KS (2010)
    • 1,62097.3%White alone
    • 171.0%Hispanic
    • 150.9%Two or more races
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Smith Center, Kansas as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smith Center is 203 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Kansas average:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), American (19.0%), English (9.7%), Irish (7.1%), European (2.8%), Danish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1800 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,384 people per square mile   (low).

Smith Center, Kansas map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,336 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,740 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (132.2 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (495.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Athol, KS (2.7 miles),
Gaylord, KS (3.1 miles),
Cedar, KS (3.4 miles),
Lebanon, KS (3.5 miles ),
Kensington, KS (3.6 miles ),
Portis, KS (4.0 miles),
Agra, KS (4.2 miles ),
Esbon, KS (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 98.79 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Smith Center, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Smith Center, KS in 2017
Smith Center satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Smith Center, KS residents
Average permit cost in Smith Center, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Smith Center, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.8%)
  • Utilities (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.3%)
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Smith Center, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Religious workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)

Average climate in Smith Center, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Smith Center-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Smith Center city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Smith Center-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.1 miles away from the city center
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 249.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from Smith Center 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 51.8 miles away from Smith Center 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 201.2 miles away from Smith Center center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from Smith Center center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Smith County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smith Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Smith Center:

  • SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 614 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • COMMUNITY CARE OF AMERICA (117 W 1ST PO BOX 369)
  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT SMITH CENTER LLC (117 W 1ST ST #369)
  • SMITH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (614 S MAIN ST)

Airports located in Smith Center:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smith Center:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 66 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 70 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Central Community College (about 80 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Barton County Community College (about 96 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Kansas State University (about 125 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 128 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 132 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)

Public high school in Smith Center:

Public elementary/middle school in Smith Center:

See full list of schools located in Smith Center

Library in Smith Center:

  • SMITH CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $93,232; Location: 117 W. COURT; 21,248 books; 446 audio materials; 321 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Smith Center: Hi-Plains Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Central Plains Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 1 (B), Smith County Sheriff's Office (C), Smith County Courthouse (D), Smith Center Police Department (E), Smith Center Fire Department (F), Smith County Sheriff's Office Jail (G), Smith County Health Department (H), Smith Center Public Library (I), Smith Center City Hall (J), Smith Center Chamber of Commerce (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smith Center include: Smith Center United Methodist Church (A), American Lutheran Church (B), Calvary Gospel Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Grace Baptist Chruch (E), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (F), Sonshine Christian Church (G), Smith Center Church of the Nazarene (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Smith Center: Wagner Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: U S 36 Highway Association Inc (110 West Kansas Avenue).

Hotels: US Center Motel (116 East Highway 36), Prairie Winds Motel (740 East Highway 36), Cottonwood Inn (1200 State), Modern Aire Motel (117 West Highway 36).

Birthplace of: Roscoe Arbuckle - Actor, Nolan Cromwell - Football player, Steve Tasker - Football player.

Smith County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Smith Center in 2000:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Smith Center (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Smith Center: Motor Bank Branch at 202 South Main Street, branch established on 1962/04/18; The First National Bank Of Smith Cen at 133 South Main Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $47.3 mil, Deposits: $42.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Smith Center Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank and Trust: Smith County Bank Branch at 206 West Hwy 36, branch established on 2010/07/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $176.8 mil, Deposits: $148.3 mil, headquarters in Phillipsburg, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Golden Plains Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Peoples Bank: Smith Center Branch at 136 South Main, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2008/06/17: Bank assets: $344.7 mil, Deposits: $293.7 mil, headquarters in Pratt, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Krey Co. Ltd.

For population 15 years and over in Smith Center:

Marital status in Smith Center, KS
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Smith Center:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Smith Center
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Smith Center, KS (based on Smith County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,68211
Evangelical Protestant1,16510
Catholic1511
None855-
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: 3
Smith County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.4%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Smith County:

27.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Smith Center:

51.4%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Smith Center:

47.2%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Smith Center:

29.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Smith Center:

13.2%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Smith Center:

36.5%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smith Center, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$6,980$27,9200$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,574$30,2960$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,216$31,2961$396
Local Libraries 2$3,394$20,3641$468
Water Supply 2$4,828$28,9682$2,172
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$2,624$31,4882$2,264
Sewerage 1$2,714$32,5680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,714$32,5680$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,714$32,5680$0
Financial Administration 1$2,714$32,5686$1,257
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,250
Transit 0$0 2$1,278
Totals for Government 17$41,472$29,27415$9,085

Smith Center government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,306,000 ($811.18)
  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $397,000 ($246.58)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($124.22)
    Water Utilities: $188,000 ($116.77)
    Sewerage: $185,000 ($114.91)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($99.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $148,000 ($91.93)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($85.71)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($59.63)
    Air Transportation: $76,000 ($47.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($40.37)
    Libraries: $52,000 ($32.30)
    Transit Utilities: $23,000 ($14.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($19.25)

Smith Center government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $326,000 ($202.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($40.99)
    Air Transportation: $59,000 ($36.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($9.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $165,000 ($102.48)
    Rents: $17,000 ($10.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($8.07)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($3.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($1.86)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $546,000 ($339.13)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($3.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($32.30)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($9.32)
    Transit Utilities: $14,000 ($8.70)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Tax - Property: $805,000 ($500.00)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $250,000 ($155.28)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.24)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.62)

Smith Center government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,257,000 ($780.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $926,000 ($575.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $331,000 ($205.59)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $58,000 ($36.02)
    End of Fiscal Year: $51,000 ($31.68)

Smith Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,171,000 ($1348.45)
Businesses in Smith Center, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smith Center:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smith Center:

  • KQMA (92.5 FM; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KDNS (94.1 FM; DOWNS, KS; Owner: HOEFLICKER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K202BP (88.3 FM; BELLAIRE, ETC., KS; Owner: U.S. CENTER CHRISTIAN B/CSTERS ASSOC)

TV broadcast stations around Smith Center:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.8mTotal length
  • $3,431,000Total costs
  • 10,150Total average daily traffic
  • 1,803Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,792Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Smith Center, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Smith Center, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smith Center)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Smith Center, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smith Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2331M , Serial Number: 28-7890247, Year manufactured: 1977, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Smith Ctr Kite Club Inc, 18081 100 Rd, Smith Center, KS 66967
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4921R , Serial Number: 18802438T, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Ag Care By Air Inc, Po Box 192, Smith Center, KS 66967
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53227 , Serial Number: 18801699T, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/1989
    Registrant (Corporation): Ag Care By Air Inc, Po Box 192, Smith Center, KS 66967
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5829S , Serial Number: D-7728, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur L Befort, 314 N Main St, Smith Center, KS 66967
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9656A , Serial Number: 15377, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin Kriley, 301 W South City Limit St, Smith Center, KS 66967

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
Fire incident types in Smith Center, KS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smith Center, KS
Most common first names in Smith Center, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3181.9 years
Mary2686.4 years
Charles2082.4 years
George1882.4 years
James1773.5 years
William1782.8 years
Roy1680.6 years
Anna1589.5 years
Ethel1387.1 years
Harold1379.6 years
Most common last names in Smith Center, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1783.9 years
Jones1568.8 years
Lambert1288.8 years
Peterson1179.3 years
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smith Center, KS
  • 89.9%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smith Center, KS
  • 49.0%Electricity
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Wood


Smith Center compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Smith Center on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 (66967) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael W. Nebel (3)
  • Michael Warren Nebel (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.