For population 25 years and over in Waldo:
For population 15 years and over in Waldo city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $667
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-15.8%).
Average climate in Waldo, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Waldo-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 193% 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 significantly above Kansas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city 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 Waldo center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from Waldo center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Waldo:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldo:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Waldo compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Waldo city (based on Russell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Waldo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Waldo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Waldo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,178 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,318 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: