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Population in 2012: 1,265 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 

Males: 632  (50.0%)
Females: 633  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67576.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,871 (it was $31,050 in 2000)
St. John:

$40,871
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,036

St. John city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,089 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
St. John:

$62,089
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,365; Detached houses: $71,153; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,466; In 2-unit structures: $52,651; Mobile homes: $28,331

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • White alone - 1,067 (82.4%)
  • Hispanic - 196 (15.1%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. John: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (14.2%), English (12.9%), United States (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1909 feet

Land area: 1.80 square miles.

Population density: 703 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in St. John:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

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

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

103 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.6%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,119 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $845 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (80.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (376.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hudson, KS (3.0 miles) , Stafford, KS (3.0 miles ), Macksville, KS (3.4 miles ), Seward, KS (3.5 miles) , Radium, KS (3.7 miles) , Byers, KS (4.0 miles) , Belpre, KS (4.3 miles) , Iuka, KS (4.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 98.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

St. John household income distribution St. John home values distribution

Crime rates in St. John (2004):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 assaults (159.4 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (79.7 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (398.4 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (159.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 68.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.0)

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

2.34
Kansas average:

2.68

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

St. John-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the St. John city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. John-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.3 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 89.8 miles away from St. John center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from St. John center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stafford County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near St. John:

  • HEARTHSTONE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SAINT JOHN, KS)
  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD AT ST JOHN (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ST JOHN, KS)
  • ST JOHN PRIMARY CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT JOHN, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in St. John, KS

Local government website: www.stjohnks.net/stjohn

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

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 46 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 68 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Wichita State University (about 83 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 104 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 115 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 122 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Emporia State University (about 144 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)

Library in St. John:

  • IDA LONG GOODMAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,831; Location: 406 N. MONROE AVE; 32,213 books; 388 audio materials; 1,392 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in St. John: Saint John Municipal Power Plant (A), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge Number 539 (B), Kanza Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 8 (C), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop F - Stafford (D), Saint John Police Department (E), Stafford County Courthouse (F), Stafford County Sheriff's Department (G), Stafford County Rural Fire Department Station 420 (H), Saint John Volunteer Fire Department (I), Stafford County Emergency Medical Services (J), Stafford County Health Department (K), Ida Long Goodman Memorial Library (L), Saint John City Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. John include: Community Fellowship Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Southern Baptist Church (C), Saint John Church of Christ (D), Saint John the Apostle Catholic Church (E), Saint John United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Stafford 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: 12.2%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 32.4% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
21 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

St. John compared to Kansas state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. John travel time to work - commute


St. John mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for St. John city (based on Stafford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.85%
Here63.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.4%16.0%10.3%9.3%9.0%
Congregations26.1%8.7%8.7%8.7%8.7%
NameChurches of ChristNorth American Baptist ConferenceChurch of the NazareneChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents7.1%5.8%3.0%2.8%8.2%
Congregations8.7%4.3%4.3%4.3%17.4%
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: 2
Stafford County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Stafford County:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

18.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Stafford County:

29.7%
Kansas:

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

19.7%
State:

13.4%

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
Streets and Highways 2$5,658$33,9480$0
Firefighters 0$0 25$500
Sewerage 1$1,960$23,5200$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$8,902$26,7060$0
Financial Administration 3$6,558$26,2320$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$390
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,200
Electric Power 3$6,666$26,6640$0
Water Supply 1$2,302$27,6240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,202$26,4240$0
Totals for Government 15$34,248$27,39832$2,090

St. John government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($17.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $709,000 ($560.47)
    General - Other: $306,000 ($241.90)
    Police Protection: $160,000 ($126.48)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($87.75)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($75.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000 ($72.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($61.66)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($56.13)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($30.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($26.88)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($8.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($3.16)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($1.58)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($18.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($49.80)
    Electric Utilities: $41,000 ($32.41)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($15.02)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($5.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($1.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $644,000 ($509.09)

St. John government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($71.15)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($55.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($22.13)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($7.91)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($5.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,090,000 ($861.66)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($108.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($28.46)
  • Tax - Property: $373,000 ($294.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $65,000 ($51.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($27.67)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.58)

St. John government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000 ($719.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $659,000 ($520.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $251,000 ($198.42)

St. John government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $183,000 ($144.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000 ($105.14)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Barton County, KS  0.70% ($24,727 average AGI)
from Reno County, KS  0.63% ($22,600)


7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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 Barton County, KS  0.93% ($24,200 average AGI)
to Pratt County, KS  0.81% ($28,923)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.81% ($42,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. John:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. John:

  • K219DC (91.7 FM; ST. JOHN, KS; Owner: ST. JOHN YOUTH GROUP)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGTR (96.7 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWBI (91.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around St. John:

  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)

St. John fatal accident list:

Jan 5, 2009 01:29 PM, Us-281, Ne 30th St, Lat: 37.99974722, Lon: -98.74735, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 1997 01:45 AM, South St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 26, 1976 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. John)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 38.158028 Lon: -98.703806, Call Sign: WPYT861
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.207 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2003, Expiration Date: 10/27/2013, Certifier: Marcus Fischer
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507
  • 701 N. West Street (Lat: 38.006056 Lon: -98.766028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQAK833
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2004, Expiration Date: 06/23/2014, Certifier: Carl Nelson
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., Route 2, Box 249-A, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - St. John


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St. John on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds"
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