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Population in 2012: 1,304 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 

Males: 609  (46.7%)
Females: 695  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  51.7 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67756.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,704 (it was $30,842 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$34,704
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,264

St. Francis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,722 (it was $49,500 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$63,722
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,214; Detached houses: $72,408; Townhouses or other attached units: $80,547; Mobile homes: $38,480

Median gross rent in 2012: $554.

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  • White alone - 1,258 (94.7%)
  • Hispanic - 50 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Francis: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.3%), Irish (13.4%), English (9.4%), United States (3.8%), French (3.0%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3320 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,543 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in St. Francis:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Francis city:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

37 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).

This city:  2.8%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $984 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $778 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, CO (160.0 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (557.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bird City, KS (3.8 miles ), Haigler, NE (4.3 miles ), Parks, NE (4.4 miles) , McDonald, KS (4.8 miles) , Benkelman, NE (4.9 miles ), Idalia, CO (5.2 miles) , Laird, CO (5.2 miles) , Goodland, KS (5.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.77 N, Longitude: 101.80 W

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

St. Francis-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the St. Francis city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

St. Francis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from St. Francis center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cheyenne County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ronald Evans - astronaut, Ron Evans - Astronaut.


Hospitals/medical centers near St. Francis:

  • CHEYENNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 1 miles away; ST FRANCIS, KS)
  • QUALITY CARE PLUS LLC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ST FRANCIS, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ST FRANCIS, KS)

Airports located in St. Francis:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Francis:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 146 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 157 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 160 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 164 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 165 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 167 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • University of Denver (about 169 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 8,219)

Library in St. Francis:

  • ST. FRANCIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,877; Location: 121 N. SCOTT; 17,517 books; 254 audio materials; 580 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in St. Francis: Saint Francis Municipal Power Plant (A), Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office (B), Saint Francis Police Department (C), Cheyenne County Courthouse (D), Saint Francis Volunteer Fire Department (E), Cheyenne County Emergency Medical Services Saint Francis Station (F), Cheyenne County Health Department (G), Saint Francis Public Library (H), Cheyenne County Historical Museum (I), Saint Francis City Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Francis include: Saint Francis United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Saint Francis (B), Saint Francis Church of Christ (C), Peace Lutheran Church (D), Saint Francis Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), Saint Francis Catholic Church (G), Saint Francis Community Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.0%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Francis, KS

49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000

St. Francis compared to Kansas state average:

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  • 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in St. Francis (2011 data):

  • BANKWEST OF KANSAS: St Francis Branch at 121 W Washington Street, branch established on 1986/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $101.1 mil, Deposits: $83.8 mil, headquarters in Goodland, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: G. S. Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank: St. Francis Branch at 201 West Washington, branch established on 1906/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.3 mil, Deposits: $228.3 mil, headquarters in Goodland, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares, Inc., Esop And 401 (K) Trusts

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. Francis travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Francis city (based on Cheyenne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.90%
Here67.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents35.2%34.2%15.1%4.1%11.3%
Congregations15.4%23.1%15.4%7.7%38.5%
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: 3
Here:

10.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Cheyenne County:

14.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$7,849$31,3966$1,550
Judicial and Legal 1$1,579$18,9481$387
Police Protection - Officers 4$8,610$25,8301$638
Streets and Highways 2$3,438$20,6280$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,396$20,3761$531
Sewerage 1$1,818$21,8160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,796$21,5520$0
Electric Power 8$13,463$20,1950$0
Firefighters 0$0 19$210
Water Supply 1$1,982$23,7840$0
Totals for Government 23$43,930$22,92028$3,317

St. Francis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $34,000 ($26.07)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($19.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($10.74)
    General: $11,000 ($8.44)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $617,000 ($473.16)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($254.60)
    General - Other: $268,000 ($205.52)
    Police Protection: $154,000 ($118.10)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($92.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($84.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($59.05)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($37.58)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($26.84)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($21.47)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($16.10)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($6.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $52,000 ($39.88)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($8.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $554,000 ($424.85)

St. Francis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($96.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($33.74)
    All Other: $36,000 ($27.61)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($26.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($53.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($46.78)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $887,000 ($680.21)
    Water Utilities: $478,000 ($366.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $45,000 ($34.51)
    General Support: $30,000 ($23.01)
  • Tax - Property: $206,000 ($157.98)
    Total General Sales: $75,000 ($57.52)
    Public Utilities: $31,000 ($23.77)

St. Francis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,367,000 ($1048.31)

4.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



4.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in St. Francis:

  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLOE (730 AM; 1 kW; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Francis:

  • KKCI (102.5 FM; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGB (97.9 FM; COLBY, KS; Owner: MELIA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • K228DL (93.5 FM; WRAY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KATR-FM (98.3 FM; WRAY, CO; Owner: NEW DIRECTIONS MEDIA, INC.)
  • K242AP (96.3 FM; ST. FRANCIS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Francis:

  • KBSL-TV (Channel 10; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K23BU (Channel 23; GOODLAND, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • W47AC (Channel 47; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • K33FO (Channel 33; BENKELMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

St. Francis fatal accident list:

Mar 8, 2011 03:36 PM, Sr-27, Us-36, Lat: 39.89288056, Lon: -101.94076667, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 2005 10:20 AM, Road P, Road 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1981 07:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1975 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2




St. Francis on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
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