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Population in 2012: 318 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 

Males: 149  (46.9%)
Females: 169  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  40.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67484.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,300 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Tescott:

$38,300
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,803

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,892 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Tescott:

$71,892
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,284; Detached houses: $83,125; Mobile homes: $44,766

Median gross rent in 2012: $670.

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  • White alone - 309 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tescott: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.6%), English (17.4%), Irish (11.3%), French (8.8%), United States (8.3%), Swedish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1294 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 937 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tescott:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tescott city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,267 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $917 (1.6%)

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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:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 97.88 W

Area code: 785

Tescott household income distribution Tescott home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+13.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Tescott-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 188% 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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 98% 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 82.7 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 91.6 miles away from Tescott center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 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 84.1 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 87.7 miles away from Tescott center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Tescott, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tescott:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 66 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Kansas State University (about 71 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 80 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Wichita State University (about 95 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 100 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Emporia State University (about 101 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Washburn University (about 118 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)

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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 2012: 21.1%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tescott, KS

Tescott compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tescott travel time to work - commute


Tescott mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.13%
Here38.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents36.2%20.1%16.5%8.8%18.3%
Congregations33.3%9.5%19.0%9.5%28.6%
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.7%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

28.2%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$26
Other Government Administration 1$1,210$14,5200$0
Water Supply 1$1,560$18,7200$0
Totals for Government 2$2,770$16,6201$26

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $44,000 ($138.36)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($81.76)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($78.62)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($9.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($9.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000 ($34.59)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($9.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($103.77)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $50,000 ($157.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($31.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($12.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($31.45)
    General Support: $5,000 ($15.72)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($138.36)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($28.30)
    NEC: $3,000 ($9.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $47,000 ($147.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($147.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($393.08)

7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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  3.06% ($34,681 average AGI)


8.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
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  3.66% ($25,713 average AGI)
to Cloud County, KS  0.42% ($21,600)

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:

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
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $79,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,760
Total average daily truck traffic: 330
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,984


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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