Smolan, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 240 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 140  (58.3%)
Females: 100  (41.7%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67456.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,250 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Smolan:

$56,250
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,741 (it was $16,149 in 2000)

Smolan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,636 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Smolan:

$131,636
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $110,572; detached houses: $117,293; mobile homes: $69,764

Median gross rent in 2017: $818.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smolan: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
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  • Races in Smolan, KS (2010)
    • 19389.8%White alone
    • 104.7%Hispanic
    • 83.7%Asian alone
    • 41.9%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Smolan, Kansas as of January 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smolan is 96 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (49.0%), American (6.7%), Irish (4.8%), Danish (3.8%), English (3.8%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1315 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,735 people per square mile   (low).

Smolan, Kansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,297 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,197 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (75.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (413.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Assaria, KS (2.4 miles ),
Falun, KS (2.5 miles),
Salina, KS (2.7 miles ),
Brookville, KS (3.2 miles ),
Lindsborg, KS (3.4 miles ),
Kipp, KS (3.6 miles),
New Cambria, KS (3.7 miles),
Gypsum, KS (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 97.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Distribution of median household income in Smolan, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Smolan, KS in 2017
Smolan satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in Smolan, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.2%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (11.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Machinery (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.2%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.9%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Smolan, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (11.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)

Average climate in Smolan, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Smolan-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the Smolan city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smolan-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 65% 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 226.1 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 140.4 miles away from the city 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 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 290.4 miles away from Smolan center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 430.9 miles away from Smolan center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers in Smolan:

  • WHITE CROSS HEALTH CENTER (9300 BURMA ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Smolan:

  • PINNACLE PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SALINA, KS)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF SALINA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SALINA, KS)
  • SHALIMAR HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALINA, KS)
  • WINDSOR ESTATES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALINA, KS)
  • SALINA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALINA, KS)
  • SALINA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SALINA, KS)
  • SALINA SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SALINA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smolan:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 49 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Barton County Community College (about 62 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Kansas State University (about 68 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 74 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 76 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 76 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Saline County Fire District 6 - Smolan Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Saline 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:

2.7 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Smolan:

Marital status in Smolan, KS
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Smolan:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Smolan, KS (based on Saline County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,81326
Evangelical Protestant8,08844
Catholic7,3055
Other1,4857
Black Protestant7443
Orthodox781
None28,093-
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: 6
Here:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Saline County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Saline County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Saline County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

31.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Saline County:

13.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Smolan:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Smolan:

18.7%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Smolan:

11.8%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smolan, 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 1$408
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$816
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$714
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,938

Smolan government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $17,000 ($70.83)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($41.67)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($25.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($41.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($258.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,000 ($25.00)

Smolan government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,000 ($129.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($95.83)
    Highways: $1,000 ($4.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,000 ($16.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($41.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($20.83)

Smolan government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $322,000 ($1341.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000 ($1325.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($16.67)

Smolan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,000 ($1066.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000 ($1045.83)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.38% ($41,744 average AGI)
from Dickinson County, KS  0.33% ($42,973)
from Ottawa County, KS  0.31% ($39,129)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.46% ($39,192 average AGI)
to Dickinson County, KS  0.41% ($34,565)
to Johnson County, KS  0.35% ($139,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smolan:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KINA (910 AM; 1 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smolan:

  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KZBZ (104.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KAKA (88.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Smolan:

  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K51GC (Channel 51; SALINA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K06LZ (Channel 6; SALINA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K15CN (Channel 15; SALINA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Smolan fatal accident list:

Jul 29, 2016 07:00 PM, I-70, Lat: 38.917964, Lon: -97.408831, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.5mTotal length
  • $255,000Total costs
  • 5,921Total average daily traffic
  • 293Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,955Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Smolan, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Smolan, KS

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA0WHA, Licensee ID: L00345941, Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/29/2021, Registrant: Karen L Hay, 104 Main, Smolan, KS 67456
  • Call Sign: WB0OPI, Licensee ID: L01279632, Grant Date: 03/01/2017, Expiration Date: 05/06/2027, Registrant: Donald C Kneubuhl, 4668 W Parsons Rd, Smolan, KS 67456-8061
  • Call Sign: WD0GAH, Licensee ID: L00345406, Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 04/29/2021, Registrant: Judith J Kneubuhl, 4668 W Parsons Rd, Smolan, KS 67456-8061
  • Call Sign: KC0VRC, Licensee ID: L01097068, Grant Date: 12/21/2005, Expiration Date: 12/21/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2017, Certifier: Robert E Sommerfeld, Registrant: Robert E Sommerfeld, 3697 W Falun Rd, Smolan, KS 67456
  • Call Sign: KE0RNV, Licensee ID: L02183194, Grant Date: 05/02/2018, Expiration Date: 05/02/2028, Certifier: Raymond L Bilson, Registrant: Raymond L Bilson, 5053 S Halstead Rd, Smolan, KS 67456

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 22 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Smolan, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.9%), and Structure Fires (20.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Smolan, KS
    • 8361.9%Outside Fires
    • 2720.1%Structure Fires
    • 2115.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smolan, KS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smolan, KS
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smolan, KS
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 47.1%Electricity


Smolan compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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 significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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