Waldo, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 30 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.5%
Males: 14  (46.8%)
Females: 16  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  59.5 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 67673

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,169 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Waldo:

$29,169
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,996 (it was $12,766 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $11,111 (it was $13,800 in 2000)
Waldo:

$11,111
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $12,181; Detached houses: $12,294
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waldo: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.3%), English (11.9%), Scottish (8.5%), Norwegian (3.4%), United States (3.4%), Czech (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1711 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (very low).

Waldo, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Waldo:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldo city:

  • Never married: 5.6%
  • Now married: 79.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Waldo, Kansas as of July 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Waldo to the number of sex offenders is 30 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $689
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $261 (2.6%)

Waldo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (126.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (451.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Luray, KS (2.4 miles ), Paradise, KS (2.5 miles) , Natoma, KS (3.6 miles ), Lucas, KS (3.8 miles ), Russell, KS (4.0 miles ), Bunker Hill, KS (4.2 miles) , Gorham, KS (4.5 miles ), Dorrance, KS (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.12 N, Longitude: 98.80 W

Area code: 785

Waldo household income distribution Waldo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-15.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (63%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (38%)
  • 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%)

Average climate in Waldo, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waldo-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Waldo city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Waldo-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 60% 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 208.7 miles away from the city 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 32.8 miles away from Waldo 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 155.7 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 420.7 miles away from the city 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 359.0 miles away from Waldo center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 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 Russell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waldo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waldo:

  • BEVERLY HEALTH AND REHAB OF LUCAS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LUCAS, KS)
  • CHRISTOPHER MANOR OF LUCAS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LUCAS, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldo:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 34 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 50 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 87 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 111 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Kansas State University (about 119 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Central Community College (about 125 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Newman University (about 127 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

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Notable locations in Waldo: Midway Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 12 (A), Rural Fire District 3 - Waldo (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Waldo city (based on Russell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,85417
Catholic1,0283
Evangelical Protestant3458
Other11
None2,742-
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: 3
Russell County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Russell County:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

27.9%
Kansas:

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

3.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

37.5%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

25.0%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
Kansas:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.0
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

50.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Waldo:

55.0%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waldo, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
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$110
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$135
Water Supply 0$0 1$180
Totals for Government 0$0 3$425

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,000 ($533.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($133.33)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($66.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($166.67)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($300.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($133.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($66.67)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($166.67)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($133.33)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($33.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($300.00)

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Ellis County, KS  1.26% ($37,771 average AGI)
from Barton County, KS  0.54% ($22,267)
from Ellsworth County, KS  0.36% ($16,200)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Ellis County, KS  1.02% ($28,286 average AGI)
to Saline County, KS  0.36% ($42,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waldo:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • KRSL (990 AM; 0 kW; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waldo:

  • KCAY (95.9 FM; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: WEST CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRD (88.9 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK INC.)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waldo:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • K38GH (Channel 38; RUSSELL, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Waldo, Ks (Ks-5013) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KNKN465
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 5900 189th Street (114025) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KNKN514
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Dave Cavaliere, Waldo, Ks (Ks-5013) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8139606200, Operations@skywaytowers.Com, 3903 NORTHDALE BLVD SUITE 111W
  • Dave Cavaliere, Waldo, Ks (Ks-5013) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8139606200, Operations@skywaytowers.Com, 3903 NORTHDALE BLVD SUITE 111W
  • Carissa L Bick, Waldo, Ks (Ks-5013) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 20167 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 6782656730, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY
  • Jacob T Chapman, Waldo, Ks (Ks-5013) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 20167 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 6782656730, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY
  • Jacob T Chapman, Waldo, Ks (Ks-5013) (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 20167 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 6782656730, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.192444 Lon: -98.781667, Call Sign: WQNT790
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 05/23/2021, Certifier: Josh L BodenRegistrant: Rural Telephone Service Co., Inc./Nex-Te, 233 East 8th Street, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (785) 625-2119, Fax: (785) 628-2272, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WALDO, 13 Waldo Road (Lat: 39.119306 Lon: -98.781361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQUN587
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 08/26/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA4LRZ, Licensee ID: L00390250, Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2024, Certifier: Albert W Clow, Registrant: Albert W Clow, 130 Main St, Waldo, KS 67673

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Utility gas (10%)

Waldo 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 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.
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