For population 25 years and over in Sylvan Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Sylvan Grove city:
6 residents are foreign born (0.4% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,000 (1.7%)
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:
Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 98.39 W
Area code: 785
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.2%).
Work and jobs in Sylvan Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sylvan Grove, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Airports located in Sylvan Grove:
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Public high school in Sylvan Grove:
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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:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.4%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Sylvan Grove compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Sylvan Grove (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sylvan Grove (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Sylvan Grove government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,371 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,862 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sylvan Grove)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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