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Population in 2012: 271 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 

Males: 141  (52.3%)
Females: 130  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  46.9 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67481.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,075 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Sylvan Grove:

$35,075
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,850

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,081 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Sylvan Grove:

$52,081
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $52,877; Detached houses: $50,213; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,664; Mobile homes: $61,938

Median gross rent in 2012: $325.

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  • White alone - 272 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.7%)

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

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Ancestries: German (42.8%), Irish (11.0%), English (6.8%), United States (6.8%), Dutch (6.2%), Swedish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1445 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 733 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sylvan Grove:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sylvan Grove city:

  • Never married: 12.7%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

8 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This city:  2.8%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,115 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (108.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (439.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lucas, KS (2.9 miles ), Lincoln Center, KS (3.7 miles ), Wilson, KS (3.7 miles ), Hunter, KS (3.9 miles) , Dorrance, KS (3.9 miles ), Luray, KS (4.2 miles ), Bunker Hill, KS (4.4 miles) , Ellsworth, KS (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 98.39 W

Area code: 785

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Sylvan Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Sylvan Grove city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Sylvan Grove-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 55.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Sylvan Grove center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 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 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from Sylvan Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sylvan Grove:

  • BEVERLY HEALTH AND REHAB OF LUCAS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LUCAS, KS)
  • CHRISTOPHER MANOR OF LUCAS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LUCAS, KS)
  • LINCOLN PARK MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LINCOLN, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Sylvan Grove, KS

Airports located in Sylvan Grove:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvan Grove:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 52 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 71 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Kansas State University (about 98 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Wichita State University (about 108 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 117 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 123 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Emporia State University (about 127 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)

Public high school in Sylvan Grove:

Public elementary/middle school in Sylvan Grove:

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Library in Sylvan Grove:

  • SYLVAN GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,306; Location: 122 S MAIN; 7,402 books; 20 e-books; 138 audio materials; 448 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sylvan Grove: Sylvan Grove Rural Fire Department (A), Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services (B), Sylvan Grove Public Library (C), Sylvan Grove City Hall (D), Yesterday House Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sylvan Grove: First Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sylvan Grove City - City Hall (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 118 South Main Street).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sylvan Grove and their reported violations in the past:

WILSON LAKE ESTATES (Population served: 14, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.5%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sylvan Grove, KS

Sylvan Grove compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Sylvan Grove (2011 data):

  • The Bennington State Bank: Thunder Bank Branch at 102 North Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/28. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $444.3 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Berco, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sylvan Grove travel time to work - commute


Sylvan Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sylvan Grove city (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.16%
Here54.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents48.6%19.6%12.6%6.2%13.1%
Congregations21.4%28.6%7.1%7.1%35.7%
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: 1
Lincoln County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

12.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

12.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.3%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.7%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

3.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,985
Water Supply 1$2,402$28,8240$0
Totals for Government 1$2,402$28,8247$1,985

Sylvan Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $78,000 ($287.82)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($132.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($73.80)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($66.42)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($36.90)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($22.14)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($18.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $16,000 ($59.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($199.26)

Sylvan Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($95.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($70.11)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($44.28)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($29.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $55,000 ($202.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($62.73)
    Highways: $9,000 ($33.21)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($217.71)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($36.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $219,000 ($808.12)

6.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Saline County, KS  1.28% ($23,706 average AGI)


7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Saline County, KS  2.02% ($31,889 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sylvan Grove:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sylvan Grove:

  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sylvan Grove:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K38GH (Channel 38; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sylvan Grove)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2 Mi S & 2 Mi W (Lat: 38.970556 Lon: -98.425611), Call Sign: KNGE247
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2003, Expiration Date: 04/12/2013
    Registrant: Ka-Comm., Inc., 326 South Clark Street, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-8555, Fax: (785) 827-1921, Email:
  • 1 Mi S & 2 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 38.983333 Lon: -98.437556), Call Sign: KNGE248
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2003, Expiration Date: 04/12/2013
    Registrant: Ka-Comm., Inc., 326 South Clark Street, Salina, KS 67401, Phone: (785) 827-8555, Fax: (785) 827-1921, Email:
  • Rfd 1 6 1/2 Mi N 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 39.113056 Lon: -98.403389), Call Sign: KVV628
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2003, Expiration Date: 09/06/2013
    Registrant: Vonada Farms Inc, 532 East Quail Ln, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481, Phone: (785) 526-7369, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0RJL
    Grant Date: 04/23/1996, Expiration Date: 04/23/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2008
    Registrant: Harry M Warth Sr, Rt 2 Box 8a, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7110Q , Serial Number: 17260410, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leo Duane Trustee Vonada, 540 E Quail Ln, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481, Other Owners: Donna L Trustee Vonada
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7996T , Serial Number: 56696, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Lazy V9 Inc, 164 E Hawk Dr, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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Most common first names in Sylvan Grove, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank1083.3 years
William1080.4 years
George874.0 years
Mary884.6 years
Henry783.9 years
John783.3 years
Walter782.3 years
Albert676.3 years
Emma589.6 years
Paul576.6 years
Most common last names in Sylvan Grove, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meitler1278.4 years
Gier875.5 years
Lawson786.0 years
Frederking672.0 years
Vonada684.3 years
Thaemert677.1 years
Fischer580.0 years
Krueger579.0 years
Blase561.2 years
Cheney582.6 years

Sylvan Grove on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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