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Population in 2012: 215 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 

Males: 112  (52.5%)
Females: 103  (47.5%)

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

Zip codes: 67364.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,036 (it was $27,750 in 2000)
Tyro:

$53,036
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,196

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,514 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Tyro:

$58,514
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,862; Detached houses: $56,972; Mobile homes: $42,872

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  • White alone - 190 (86.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (5.0%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tyro: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (12.7%), English (6.9%), United States (3.3%), Dutch (2.1%), Polish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 891 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 407 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tyro:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tyro city:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $889 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (62.9 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (298.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dearing, KS (2.5 miles ), Caney, KS (2.5 miles ), Havana, KS (2.8 miles) , Wann, OK (2.9 miles) , Coffeyville, KS (3.3 miles ), Niotaze, KS (3.3 miles) , Copan, OK (3.3 miles ), South Coffeyville, OK (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 95.82 W

Area code: 620

Tyro household income distribution Tyro home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-7.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Legal support workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tyro-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Tyro city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category F3 tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tyro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 99.7 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 79.4 miles away from Tyro center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Tyro:

  • CANEY GUEST HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CANEY, KS)
  • CANEY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CANEY, KS)
  • CHRISTOPHER MANOR OF CANEY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CANEY, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyro:

  • Rogers State University (about 51 miles; Claremore, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,643)
  • University of Tulsa (about 62 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 65 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 67 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 68 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 69 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 76 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)

Private high school in Tyro:

  • TYRO COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 301 S MARKET; Grades: PK - 12)

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Notable locations in Tyro: Montgomery County Rural Fire District Station 7 (A), Tyro City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tyro: Tyro Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  SO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.76. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.76
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.2
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.4%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tyro, KS

Tyro compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tyro travel time to work - commute


Tyro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (4%)

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Religion statistics for Tyro city (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.89%
Here57.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents15.6%14.3%13.9%10.9%10.7%
Congregations14.1%16.5%4.7%8.2%4.7%
NameLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.7%5.6%5.0%3.4%15.0%
Congregations3.5%2.4%7.1%3.5%35.3%
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: 6
Montgomery County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Montgomery County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.6%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

13.8%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$300
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,168
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$592
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,060

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $10,000 ($46.51)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($41.86)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($37.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($69.77)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($27.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($32.56)
    General Support: $2,000 ($9.30)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($23.26)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($13.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($167.44)

6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Wilson County, KS  0.46% ($26,804 average AGI)
from Labette County, KS  0.36% ($24,295)
from Nowata County, OK  0.33% ($24,512)


7.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Crawford County, KS  0.42% ($15,423 average AGI)
to Washington County, OK  0.41% ($36,608)
to Labette County, KS  0.41% ($35,480)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tyro:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWON (1400 AM; 1 kW; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KIND (1010 AM; 0 kW; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tyro:

  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KEOJ (101.1 FM; CANEY, KS; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KBQC (88.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRIG-FM (104.9 FM; NOWATA, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIND-FM (102.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Tyro:

  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Tyro fatal accident list:

Apr 16, 1984 05:05 PM, Spruce St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Miles West 2 Miles South Of Tyro (Lat: 37.013694 Lon: -95.854417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WPTA423
    Assigned Frequencies: 937.950 MHz, 937.962 MHz, 937.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2001, Expiration Date: 08/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2009, Certifier: Steve L Ingersoll
    Registrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1199, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TYRO, 1.2 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 37.019778 Lon: -95.821639), Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WLA612
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2004
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ll 007-1, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4020, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0MUD
    Grant Date: 02/27/1995, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006
    Registrant: Sharon D Mc Cleary, Tyro, KS 67364
  • Call Sign: WB6NOD
    Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2004
    Registrant: Russell F Purkey, 200 E Hy 166, Tyro, KS 67333


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Tyro


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Most common first names in Tyro, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William478.5 years
Gladys378.3 years
James378.3 years
Minnie389.4 years
Pearl385.3 years
Emma268.5 years
Earl291.5 years
Donald259.0 years
Glenna268.5 years
Charles286.0 years
Most common last names in Tyro, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson576.8 years
Folk574.2 years
Short483.5 years
James474.3 years
Butler382.4 years
Smallwood371.6 years
Haddan391.0 years
Wheeler380.7 years
Hodges278.0 years
Cron283.0 years

Tyro on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
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