Turon, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 381 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.6%
 
Males: 177  (46.7%)
Females: 204  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67583.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,759 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
Turon:

$27,759
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,353 (it was $11,197 in 2000)

Turon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,061 (it was $23,200 in 2000)
Turon:

$26,061
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $411.

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  • Races in Turon, KS (2013)

    Turon races chart
    • 22482.4%White alone
    • 269.6%Hispanic
    • 145.1%Two or more races
    • 41.5%Black alone
    • 20.7%Asian alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Turon: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.6%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.0%), United States (5.0%), Scottish (4.0%), Welsh (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1760 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 831 people per square mile   (low).

Turon,KS real estate house value index trend

Turon, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Turon:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Turon city:

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

16 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $940 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $529 (2.2%)

Turon satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Turon, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Turon-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 108% 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 near Kansas state average. It is 63% 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 154.2 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 66.4 miles away from Turon center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 355.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from Turon center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 353.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Turon topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • STAFFORD COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Turon:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 33 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Barton County Community College (about 45 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Newman University (about 59 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 59 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 59 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 66 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

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 2013: 27.9%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 56.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.3% for other race residents, 46.2% 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

Turon compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • 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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,40872
Mainline Protestant9,10728
Catholic7,0004
Other1,0036
Black Protestant6173
None30,376-
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 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 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$1,047
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$3,880
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Other and Unallocable 3$16,288$65,1521$50
Totals for Government 3$16,288$65,15211$5,577

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $79,000 ($207.35)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($73.49)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($62.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($57.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($44.62)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($36.75)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($34.12)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($26.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($23.62)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($15.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($165.35)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($60.37)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($26.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($7.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($107.61)
    Highways: $2,000 ($5.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($23.62)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($110.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($34.12)
    General Support: $5,000 ($13.12)
  • Tax - Property: $74,000 ($194.23)
    Public Utilities: $16,000 ($41.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($186.35)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.82% ($33,117 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.28% ($32,015)
from Harvey County, KS  0.26% ($26,365)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.99% ($28,975 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.24% ($29,017)
to Rice County, KS  0.24% ($26,458)

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 persons involved: 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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