Virgil, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -38.9%
Males: 34  (50.0%)
Females: 35  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  61.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66870

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,164 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Virgil:

$22,164
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,395 (it was $10,604 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $19,091 (it was $11,400 in 2000)
Virgil:

$19,091
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $76,643; Detached houses: $78,958; Mobile homes: $44,316
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  • Races in Virgil, KS (2010)

    Virgil races chart
    • 6895.8%White alone
    • 22.8%Two or more races
    • 11.4%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Virgil: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), United States (33.3%), Irish (16.7%), Swiss (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 125 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Virgil:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Virgil city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 31.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

3 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This city:

2.7%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $568 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $456 (2.5%)

Virgil satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (75.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (361.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hamilton, KS (2.9 miles ), Gridley, KS (3.3 miles ), Madison, KS (3.5 miles ), Toronto, KS (3.6 miles ), Yates Center, KS (4.1 miles ), Eureka, KS (4.3 miles ), Burlington, KS (4.5 miles ), Olpe, KS (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 96.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

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

4.4%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+24.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (71%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (71%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Virgil, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Virgil-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Virgil city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.7 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Virgil-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 230.9 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 166.0 miles away from Virgil center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 287.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 277.4 miles away from Virgil center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 354.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Virgil:

  • Emporia State University (about 32 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Allen County Community College (about 34 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Butler Community College (about 50 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 68 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Baker University (about 71 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Wichita State University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Washburn University (about 75 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)

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Notable locations in Virgil: Virgil Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Woodson County Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 2 (B), Virgil Volunteer Fire Department (C), Virgil City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Greenwood 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: 16.7%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Virgil compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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:

6.1
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Electricity (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Virgil city (based on Greenwood County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,54615
Mainline Protestant1,41613
Catholic3503
Other21
None3,375-
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: 4
Greenwood County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Greenwood County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Greenwood County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

11.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

28.5%
Kansas:

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

12.5%
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 2$447
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$20
Water Supply 0$0 2$655
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,122

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($275.36)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($173.91)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($115.94)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($115.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($173.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($173.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($43.48)
    General Support: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($260.87)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($14.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($565.22)

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Lyon County, KS  1.11% ($33,630 average AGI)
from Butler County, KS  1.02% ($24,120)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.98% ($32,875)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Butler County, KS  1.26% ($24,290 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.14% ($26,536)
to Lyon County, KS  0.65% ($19,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Virgil:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Virgil:

  • KOTE (93.5 FM; EUREKA, KS; Owner: NEWWOOD PRODUCTIONS, L.P.)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 68Total average daily traffic
  • 105Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edwin D Geer, 5 Km W 0.2 Km S (Lat: 37.991944 Lon: -96.066389), Type: 126.5, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7852963661, , 700 SW HARRISON, 7TH FLOOR
  • 5 Km W 0.2 Km S (Lat: 37.991944 Lon: -96.066389), Type: 126.5, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7852963661, , DSOB, BUREAU OF CONST. & MAINT.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .1 Mi N Of Inter Of Main & Santa Fe (Lat: 37.983917 Lon: -96.009167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPRT458, Licensee ID: L01084482
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2005, Expiration Date: 01/22/2016, Certifier: Flossie Winterscheid
    Registrant: Flossie Winterscheid, 107 N Main St, Virgil, KS 66870, Phone: (316) 678-3659

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VIRGIL, 5 Km W 0.2 Km S (Lat: 37.991944 Lon: -96.066389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQEC780
    Assigned Frequencies: 6673.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 12/28/2015, Certifier: Edwin Geer
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Virgil, KS
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