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Population in 2012: 221 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 

Males: 108  (49.3%)
Females: 113  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  30.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66780.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,254 (it was $24,000 in 2000)
Walnut:

$32,254
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,140

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $23,896 (it was $18,100 in 2000)
Walnut:

$23,896
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,186; Detached houses: $30,184; Mobile homes: $86,600

Median gross rent in 2012: $450.

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  • White alone - 206 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (3.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Walnut: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (46.1%), German (16.1%), Irish (6.5%), English (4.5%), Italian (3.2%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 223 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Walnut:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 18.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walnut city:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Walnut, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Walnut to the number of sex offenders is 111 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $275 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $244 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (89.8 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (105.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (345.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Stark, KS (2.7 miles) , Hepler, KS (2.7 miles) , St. Paul, KS (2.8 miles ), Erie, KS (3.1 miles ), Savonburg, KS (3.3 miles) , Elsmore, KS (3.7 miles) , Girard, KS (3.8 miles ), McCune, KS (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.60 N, Longitude: 95.08 W

Area code: 620

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+5.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (19%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Walnut-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Walnut city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Walnut center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Don Songer - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Walnut:

  • PRAIRIE MISSION RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT PAUL, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT ERIE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ERIE, KS)
  • GIRARD MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; GIRARD, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnut:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 25 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,143)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 49 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Crowder College (about 68 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Emporia State University (about 83 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 92 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,210)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 94 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Rogers State University (about 94 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)

Library in Walnut:

  • WALNUT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,605; Location: 511 W. ROBBINS; 3,661 books; 590 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Walnut: Walnut Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Beachner Grain Elevator Number 17 (B), Walnut Rural Fire Department (C), Walnut Fire Department (D), Walnut Public Library (E), Walnut City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Walnut: Walnut United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Crawford 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.3%

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Walnut, KS

Walnut compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Walnut (2011 data):

  • Farmers National Bank of Kansas: Farmers National Bank Of Kansas at 200 Main St, branch established on 1904/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $41.5 mil, Deposits: $37.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Goppert Financial Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Walnut city (based on Crawford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.02%
Here45.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents33.0%15.6%10.9%5.1%4.9%
Congregations7.1%23.2%3.6%7.1%7.1%
NameLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.5%4.4%3.9%3.5%14.2%
Congregations5.4%5.4%5.4%7.1%28.6%
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
Here:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Crawford County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Crawford County:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

8.7%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
State:

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

14.2%
Kansas:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$46
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$384
Water Supply 1$2,568$30,8160$0
Totals for Government 1$2,568$30,8162$430

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($162.90)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($81.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($49.77)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($45.25)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($36.20)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($22.62)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($4.52)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($95.02)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($49.77)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($45.25)
    All Other: $6,000 ($27.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($9.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($167.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($31.67)
    General Support: $2,000 ($9.05)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $14,000 ($63.35)
    Property: $9,000 ($40.72)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($4.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($289.59)

7.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Kansas average:

7.39%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Crawford County:

0.27%
Kansas average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cherokee County, KS  0.44% ($24,965 average AGI)
from Bourbon County, KS  0.41% ($22,192)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.41% ($15,423)


8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
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 Cherokee County, KS  0.74% ($31,615 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.67% ($37,103)
to Jasper County, MO  0.50% ($26,531)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walnut:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walnut:

  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Walnut:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Walnut fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 1985 08:26 PM, Rouse, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $36,000
Total average daily traffic: 445
Total average daily truck traffic: 75
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 454


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, 3.9 Km N (Lat: 37.645000 Lon: -95.087500), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 67.1 m
    Registrant: 7852663999, Fcc@heartlandtower.Com, PO BOX 5307
  • Marty Jimmerson, 3.9 Km N (Lat: 37.645000 Lon: -95.087500), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 67.1 m
    Registrant: 7852663999, Fcc@heartlandtower.Com, PO BOX 5307
  • Billy Stephenson, 3.9 Km N (Lat: 37.645000 Lon: -95.087500), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 67.1 m
    Registrant: 2812953611, , 4655 WRIGHT RD., SUITE 200, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Shelley Doolity, 3.9 Km N (Lat: 37.645000 Lon: -95.087500), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 67.1 m
    Registrant: 7852663999, Fcc@heartlandtower.Com, PO BOX 5307
  • Robert C Nall, 3.9 Km N (Lat: 37.645000 Lon: -95.087500), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 67.1 m
    Registrant: 7852663999, Fcc@heartlandtower.Com, PO BOX 5307
  • 3.9 Km N (Lat: 37.645000 Lon: -95.087500), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 67.1 m
    Registrant: 4048104020, Jvaughan@ems.Att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE ST FLOC 15W27

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Walnut Tower- Burns St, Just E Of Oak (Lat: 37.600556 Lon: -95.073333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQAQ688
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Certifier: Elmer Tatsch
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0DHF
    Grant Date: 05/28/1997, Expiration Date: 05/28/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2009
    Registrant: Clarenc L Wright, Route 2 Box 2, Walnut, KS 66780


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walnut, KS

Most common first names in Walnut, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1179.9 years
James1080.1 years
Mary979.3 years
Charles873.5 years
Joseph872.6 years
George780.0 years
Anna483.2 years
Edith485.7 years
Joe482.0 years
Robert468.7 years
Most common last names in Walnut, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith883.5 years
Johnson577.2 years
Westhoff577.8 years
Dowling584.0 years
Coester585.2 years
Little584.2 years
Bradshaw470.5 years
Duling484.7 years
Kelsey468.2 years
Madl484.2 years

Walnut on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #85 (66780) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belgian first ancestries"
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