WaKeeney, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,792 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 859  (48.0%)
Females: 933  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

50.6 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67672.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,201 (it was $28,945 in 2000)
WaKeeney:

$40,201
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,868 (it was $17,596 in 2000)

WaKeeney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,476 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
WaKeeney:

$91,476
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $576.

March 2019 cost of living index in WaKeeney: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.5%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in WaKeeney, KS (2010)
    • 1,79396.3%White alone
    • 291.6%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Two or more races
    • 100.5%Black alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in WaKeeney, Kansas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in WaKeeney is 2,071 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in WaKeeney by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.4)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(164.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(298.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(115.6)
3
(160.1)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.5)
1
(56.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(437.9)
15
(874.1)
8
(477.3)
4
(236.4)
3
(173.4)
2
(106.7)
2
(109.5)
2
(108.0)
4
(216.9)
3
(168.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(1,149)
15
(874.1)
12
(716.0)
13
(768.3)
9
(520.2)
7
(373.5)
15
(821.0)
12
(647.9)
12
(650.8)
7
(392.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(164.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
2
(108.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)122.696.2126.547.360.797.199.642.162.983.6

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City-data.com crime index in WaKeeney, KS

Crime rate in WaKeeney detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Kansas average:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (64.2%), American (7.2%), English (3.5%), Irish (3.5%), European (2.5%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2465 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,048 people per square mile   (low).

WaKeeney, Kansas map

14 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,698 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,426 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (166.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (464.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Collyer, KS (3.6 miles),
Ellis, KS (4.3 miles ),
Quinter, KS (4.4 miles ),
Palco, KS (4.8 miles ),
Hill City, KS (4.9 miles ),
Morland, KS (5.0 miles),
Bogue, KS (5.0 miles),
Damar, KS (5.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 99.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Distribution of median household income in WaKeeney, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in WaKeeney, KS in 2017
WaKeeney satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
Number of permits per 10,000 WaKeeney, KS residents
Average permit cost in WaKeeney, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in WaKeeney, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.1%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in WaKeeney, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in WaKeeney, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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WaKeeney, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.0. This is about average.

City:

63.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.893. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.893
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.68. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

WaKeeney-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the WaKeeney city center killed 5 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

WaKeeney-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 51% 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 180.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 378.3 miles away from WaKeeney 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 303.5 miles away from WaKeeney center
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 28.6 miles away from WaKeeney 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 162.6 miles away from WaKeeney center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from WaKeeney 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 Trego County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
WaKeeney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in WaKeeney:

  • TREGO CO-LEMKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LTCU (320 N 13TH ST)
  • TREGO MANOR (320 SOUTH AVE)

Airports located in WaKeeney:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to WaKeeney:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 31 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 76 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 124 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 126 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Central Community College (about 152 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Newman University (about 165 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 166 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public high school in WaKeeney:

Public elementary/middle school in WaKeeney:

See full list of schools located in WaKeeney

Library in WaKeeney:

  • WAKEENEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,714; Location: 610 RUSSELL AVE.; 22,400 books; 368 audio materials; 785 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in WaKeeney: WaKeeney Kampgrounds of America (A), Wakeeney Speedway (B), Trego County Fairgrounds (C), Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 25 (D), Trego County Sheriff's Department (E), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop D - Trego (F), Trego County Courthouse (G), Wakeeney Police Department (H), Wakeeney Fire Department (I), Trego County Rural Fire Department Station 1 (J), Trego County Sheriff's Department Jail (K), Trego County Detention Center / Juvenile Detention Center (L), Trego County Emergency Medical Services (M), Trego County Health Department (N), Wakeeney Public Library (O), Trego County Museum (P), Wakeeney City Hall (Q), Trego County Senior Center (R), Trego County Fair Exhibit Building (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in WaKeeney include: WaKeeney United Methodist Church (A), Bethany Baptist Church (B), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (C), Harvestime Assembly of God Church (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E), WaKeeney Church of God (F), WaKeeney Presbyterian Church (G), Christ the King Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wakeeney City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Steve Gotsche - Professional golfer.

Trego County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
34 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in WaKeeney:

Marital status in WaKeeney, KS
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in WaKeeney:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - WaKeeney
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for WaKeeney, KS (based on Trego County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8616
Catholic6482
Evangelical Protestant4105
Other3-
None1,079-
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: 1
Trego County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

24.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Trego County:

10.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

10.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
WaKeeney:

46.3%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
WaKeeney:

36.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
WaKeeney:

55.2%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.2%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of WaKeeney, KS Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,625$39,9000$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,216$24,5180$0
Water Supply 3$9,680$38,7200$0
Local Libraries 2$2,336$14,0164$619
Financial Administration 2$8,194$49,1640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,010$24,1201$788
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,580
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$985
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 1$611
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$743
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$49,061$32,70720$7,326

WaKeeney government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $513,000 ($286.27)
    Water Utilities: $240,000 ($133.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $172,000 ($95.98)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($56.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $88,000 ($49.11)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($43.53)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($39.62)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($36.83)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($29.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($24.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($15.07)
    Transit Utilities: $26,000 ($14.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($64.17)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Air Transportation: $3,000 ($1.67)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($4.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $69,000 ($38.50)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($4.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($3.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $709,000 ($395.65)

WaKeeney government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $271,000 ($151.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $172,000 ($95.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($14.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($2.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $72,000 ($40.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($48.55)
    Other: $19,000 ($10.60)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($2.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($26.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($10.60)
    Rents: $15,000 ($8.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($3.91)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $370,000 ($206.47)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($3.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($26.79)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($5.02)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($3.91)
    Other: $7,000 ($3.91)
  • Tax - Property: $730,000 ($407.37)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $313,000 ($174.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $204,000 ($113.84)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.67)

WaKeeney government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,982,000 ($2222.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,758,000 ($2097.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,000 ($125.00)

WaKeeney government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $381,000 ($212.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $408,000 ($227.68)

3.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

5.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in WaKeeney, KS
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Econo Lodge1True Value1
McDonald's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in WaKeeney:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in WaKeeney:

  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K207BP (89.3 FM; QUINTER, KS; Owner: GOVE COUNTY TRANSLATOR COMMITTEE)

TV broadcast stations around WaKeeney:

  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

WaKeeney fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2017 04:27 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.015131, Lon: -99.891964, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 2008 05:46 PM, Us-283, 6th, Lat: 39.021380, Lon: -99.882460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2005 01:36 PM, Us-283, Barclay, Lat: 39.022180, Lon: -99.882410, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 8, 1985 08:30 PM, I70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 57.5mTotal length
  • $2,241,000Total costs
  • 71,659Total average daily traffic
  • 21,050Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,478Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in WaKeeney, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for WaKeeney, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in WaKeeney)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in WaKeeney, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in WaKeeney)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2643Q , Serial Number: 18257843, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard Hearting, 303 N Main St, Wakeeney, KS 67672, Other Owners: Judy Hearting

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 45 took place in 2006, and the least - 5 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in WaKeeney, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.8%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (20.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in WaKeeney, KS
    • 26065.8%Outside Fires
    • 8020.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5012.7%Structure Fires
    • 51.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for WaKeeney, KS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in WaKeeney, KS
  • 74.3%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in WaKeeney, KS
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 48.2%Electricity


WaKeeney compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

WaKeeney on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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