Tescott, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 312 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 141  (45.3%)
Females: 171  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  25.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67484.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,851 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Tescott:

$38,851
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,176 (it was $16,839 in 2000)

Tescott city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,921 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Tescott:

$71,921
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $733.

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  • Races in Tescott, KS (2010)

    Tescott races chart
    • 30996.9%White alone
    • 51.6%Hispanic
    • 41.3%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tescott: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), English (20.6%), Irish (12.5%), French (12.3%), United States (7.6%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1294 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile   (low).

Tescott,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Tescott:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tescott city:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,426 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,064 (1.7%)

Tescott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (96.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (434.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Beverly, KS (2.3 miles) , Culver, KS (2.6 miles) , Ada, KS (3.1 miles) , Minneapolis, KS (3.5 miles ), Lincoln Center, KS (3.8 miles ), Barnard, KS (3.9 miles) , Bennington, KS (3.9 miles ), Brookville, KS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $55,000

Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 97.88 W

Area code: 785

Tescott household income distribution Tescott home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+13.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Tescott: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tescott, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Tescott-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Tescott city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 32.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tescott-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 64% 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 232.1 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 154.6 miles away from Tescott 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 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 465.9 miles away from Tescott center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ottawa 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).
Tescott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tescott:

  • OTTAWA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, KS)
  • OTTAWA COUNTY HEALTH CENTER LTCU (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, KS)
  • MINNEAPOLIS GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MINNEAPOLIS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MINNEAPOLIS, KS)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LINCOLN, KS)
  • LINCOLN PARK MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LINCOLN, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tescott:

  • Barton County Community College (about 63 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 66 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 71 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 80 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 94 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 95 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 97 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public high school in Tescott:

Public elementary/middle school in Tescott:

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Churches in Tescott include: Tescott United Methodist Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ottawa 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 2013: 25.5%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Tescott compared to Kansas state average:

  • 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Tescott (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Tescott: The Bank Of Tescott at 104 S Main St, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $296.0 mil, Deposits: $260.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tescott Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Kansas average:

11.3

Tescott travel time to work - commute Tescott mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Tescott city (based on Ottawa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,39914
Evangelical Protestant6248
Catholic4432
Other1-
None3,624-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Ottawa County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

28.2%
Kansas:

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

18.8%
State:

13.4%
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$31
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,865
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$245
Water Supply 1$3,124$37,4880$0
Totals for Government 1$3,124$37,48812$2,141

Tescott government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $44,000 ($141.03)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($83.33)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($80.13)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($9.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($9.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000 ($35.26)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($9.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($105.77)

Tescott government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $50,000 ($160.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($32.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($12.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($32.05)
    General Support: $5,000 ($16.03)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($141.03)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($28.85)
    NEC: $3,000 ($9.62)

Tescott government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $47,000 ($150.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($150.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($400.64)

7.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, KS  3.06% ($29,662 average AGI)
from Cloud County, KS  0.41% ($25,900)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saline County, KS  2.83% ($41,250 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, KS  0.42% ($30,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tescott:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KINA (910 AM; 1 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tescott:

  • KAKA (88.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KZBZ (104.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tescott:

  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K51GC (Channel 51; SALINA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K06LZ (Channel 6; SALINA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)

Tescott fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2012 02:40 PM, Sr-18, Kansas Ave, Lat: 39.01636, Lon: -97.88188, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 1993 11:15 AM, K18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1988 10:20 PM, R566, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 1980 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $79,000Total costs
  • 2,760Total average daily traffic
  • 330Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,984Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Leslie N Nixon, 987 Hwy K18 (Lat: 39.031222 Lon: -97.760139), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, STE. 300
  • Leslie N Nixon, 987 Hwy K18 (Lat: 39.031222 Lon: -97.760139), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, STE. 300

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Main St West Side (Lat: 39.011111 Lon: -97.879500), Call Sign: KNDQ348
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/1997, Expiration Date: 08/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2002
    Registrant: City Of Tescott, 116 Sunset Ln, Tescott, KS 67484, Phone: (913) 283-4437
  • Approx 3.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 39.061944 Lon: -97.851417), Call Sign: KAG469
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 03/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2011
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0SLC, Licensee ID: L00244435
    Grant Date: 04/19/2004, Expiration Date: 07/14/2014, Certifier: Charles R Matthews
    Registrant: Charles R Matthews, 353 N Minnesota Ave, Tescott, KS 67484
  • Call Sign: N0RJB, Licensee ID: L00455599
    Grant Date: 09/07/2012, Expiration Date: 11/17/2022, Certifier: Pamela J Kingan Michael
    Registrant: Pamela J Kingan Michael, 124 Sunset Lane, Tescott, KS 67484-0072

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Tescott

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Most common first names in Tescott, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1079.6 years
George976.0 years
Earl774.9 years
William783.4 years
Fred675.5 years
Paul572.6 years
Nellie581.4 years
James455.0 years
Floyd484.2 years
Glenn484.5 years
Most common last names in Tescott, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1675.8 years
Kissick881.1 years
Johnson779.3 years
Bremerman583.2 years
Horting580.8 years
Christensen588.2 years
Berkley578.0 years
Wilson589.0 years
Cramton572.4 years
Peterson588.6 years

Tescott on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
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