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Population in 2012: 385 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 

Males: 173  (45.1%)
Females: 212  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67583.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,447 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
Turon:

$23,447
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,071

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,798 (it was $23,200 in 2000)
Turon:

$28,798
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $30,547; Detached houses: $31,876; Townhouses or other attached units: $5,379; Mobile homes: $13,448

Median gross rent in 2012: $467.

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  • White alone - 301 (77.0%)
  • Hispanic - 55 (14.1%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 11 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Turon: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.7%), United States (6.5%), Dutch (2.2%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1760 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 839 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Turon:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Turon city:

  • Never married: 13.2%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.3%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $830 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $496 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (60.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (358.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Langdon, KS (2.5 miles) , Preston, KS (2.8 miles) , Penalosa, KS (2.9 miles) , Sylvia, KS (3.2 miles ), Cunningham, KS (3.3 miles ), Plevna, KS (3.6 miles) , Stafford, KS (3.8 miles ), Arlington, KS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 98.43 W

Area code: 620

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+10.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (17%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Turon-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Turon city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Turon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 96% 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 66.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Turon center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from Turon center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Reno County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Turon:

  • STAFFORD DISTRICT HOSPITAL #4 (Hospital, about 14 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)
  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD ASSN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)
  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD AT STAFFORD (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Turon, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Turon:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 33 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 85 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 89 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 92 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 100 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Emporia State University (about 130 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)

Library in Turon:

  • TURON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,763; Location: 501 E. PRICE; 6,790 books; 4 audio materials; 252 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 13 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Turon: Turon Mill and Elevator Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Reno County Fire District 7 Turon (B), Turon Community Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Turon include: First Bible Baptist Church (A), Turon Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Reno 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: 37.0%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 66.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Turon, KS

Turon compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Turon travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Turon city (based on Reno County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.38%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Mennonite Church USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents19.5%17.1%7.4%6.2%5.1%
Congregations3.2%15.1%2.2%6.5%3.2%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.7%4.4%4.4%26.5%
Congregations3.2%5.4%4.3%3.2%53.8%
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: 13
Reno County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Reno County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Reno County:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

12.0%
State:

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$50
Other Government Administration 1$6,162$73,9440$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,174$49,0440$0
Sewerage 2$8,174$49,0440$0
Water Supply 2$8,174$49,0440$0
Totals for Government 7$30,684$52,6011$50

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $79,000 ($205.19)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($72.73)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($62.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($57.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($44.16)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($36.36)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($33.77)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($25.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($23.38)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($15.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($163.64)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($59.74)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($25.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($7.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($106.49)
    Highways: $2,000 ($5.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($23.38)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($109.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($33.77)
    General Support: $5,000 ($12.99)
  • Tax - Property: $74,000 ($192.21)
    Public Utilities: $16,000 ($41.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($184.42)

5.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($119 average AGI)
Reno County:

0.07%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.61% ($33,500 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.36% ($31,390)
from Rice County, KS  0.28% ($27,938)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.03% ($34,599 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.28% ($36,359)
to Harvey County, KS  0.23% ($20,074)

Strongest AM radio stations in Turon:

  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KWBW (1450 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Turon:

  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)
  • KCVW (94.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKU (97.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, IN)
  • KHUT (102.9 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Turon:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • K36DE (Channel 36; KIOWA, KS; Owner: BECKER BROADCAST SYSTEMS)

Turon fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 1979 08:02 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Turon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mp 273.97 Herington Sub Hbd (Lat: 37.835056 Lon: -98.370667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: KNIW914
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: Roberta J Howard
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-6486, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • REMOTE, 300 Ft Ne Intersection Of Charles And Nebraska (Lat: 37.809472 Lon: -98.424806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WPUZ231
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2002, Expiration Date: 05/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2012, Certifier: Norman Schmidt
    Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants Inc, Lubbock, TX 79453, Phone: (806) 780-7800, Fax: (806) 780-7802, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TURON, 502 E 3rd (Lat: 37.803139 Lon: -98.420611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQNW805
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: Jeff Kisner
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, 1300 North 17th Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (703) 812-0442, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:



Most common first names in Turon, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.4 years
George980.9 years
William884.6 years
James771.9 years
Charles678.3 years
Mary689.4 years
Ralph682.1 years
Fred680.5 years
Mildred676.0 years
David562.8 years
Most common last names in Turon, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1072.5 years
Nelson872.8 years
Zink787.9 years
Jorns677.5 years
Smith680.8 years
Gadbury580.8 years
Fisher575.8 years
Brown588.0 years
Durham579.0 years
Frank584.8 years

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #91 (67583) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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