Westphalia, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 160 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 72  (45.1%)
Females: 88  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66093

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,016 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Westphalia:

$22,016
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,315 (it was $10,305 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $30,304 (it was $15,300 in 2000)
Westphalia:

$30,304
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $32,029; Detached houses: $35,108; Mobile homes: $14,063

Median gross rent in 2013: $480.

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  • Races in Westphalia, KS (2010)

    Westphalia races chart
    • 14488.3%White alone
    • 95.5%Two or more races
    • 42.5%Hispanic
    • 31.8%Black alone
    • 31.8%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Westphalia: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), English (16.7%), Scottish (13.5%), Irish (10.3%), Hungarian (3.2%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Westphalia:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westphalia city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $686 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $273 (1.4%)

Westphalia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (55.4 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (79.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (379.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Harris, KS (3.2 miles) , Colony, KS (3.2 miles ), Le Roy, KS (3.2 miles ), Welda, KS (3.3 miles) , Neosho Falls, KS (3.6 miles) , Burlington, KS (3.7 miles ), New Strawn, KS (3.8 miles ), Lone Elm, KS (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 95.49 W

Area code: 785

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

6.1%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (34%)
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (31%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (2%)

Average climate in Westphalia, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westphalia-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Westphalia city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westphalia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 275.3 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 276.6 miles away from Westphalia center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 330.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 335.4 miles away from Westphalia center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.2 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 Anderson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westphalia topographic map

Birthplace of: Ennis Whitehead - Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Westphalia:

  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • BURLINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF BURLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GARNETT, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; GARNETT, KS)
  • LIN-ANN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; GARNETT, KS)
  • GOLDEN HEIGHTS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GARNETT, KS)

Operable nuclear power plant near Westphalia:

  • 14 miles: Wolf Creek in Burlington, KS.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westphalia:

  • Allen County Community College (about 18 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Emporia State University (about 41 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Baker University (about 45 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 56 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Washburn University (about 61 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 62 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 66 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

Public elementary/middle school in Westphalia:

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Notable locations in Westphalia: Le Roy Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 3 (A), Westphalia Fire Station (B), Westphalia Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Westphalia: Saint Teresa Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Westphalia that have no violations reported:

  • ANDERSON CO RWD 4 (Population served: 1,200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.6%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Westphalia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Westphalia (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank of Aliceville, Kansas: The Farmers State Bank Of Aliceville, Kansas at 305 Dobell Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/22: Bank assets: $117.8 mil, Deposits: $106.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Patriots Bank: Westphalia Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/01/15: Bank assets: $92.4 mil, Deposits: $81.5 mil, headquarters in Garnett, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Garnett Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Kansas average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Westphalia city (based on Anderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,7545
Evangelical Protestant1,51413
Mainline Protestant1,0017
Other1-
None3,832-
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
Anderson County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

13.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.1%
Kansas:

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

15.2%
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 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$650
Fire - Other 0$0 5$100
Sewerage 0$0 2$20
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$120
Totals for Government 0$0 12$940

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $14,000 ($87.50)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($31.25)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($12.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($37.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,000 ($12.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($75.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $22,000 ($137.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($31.25)
    General Support: $2,000 ($12.50)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,000 ($37.50)
    Property: $5,000 ($31.25)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($12.50)

Westphalia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $182,000 ($1137.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $179,000 ($1118.75)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($18.75)
    Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($225.00)

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Franklin County, KS  0.91% ($29,786 average AGI)
from Allen County, KS  0.59% ($21,111)
from Johnson County, KS  0.49% ($30,867)


6.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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 Allen County, KS  0.88% ($22,704 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.84% ($28,423)
to Johnson County, KS  0.65% ($43,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westphalia:

  • 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.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westphalia:

  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Westphalia fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2005 11:00 PM, Barton Rd, 1100 Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 399Total average daily traffic
  • 119Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Aliceville WT, Lat: 38.154722 Lon: -95.533000, Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.3 m, Overall height: 27.5 m, Call Sign: WQJK985
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2008, Expiration Date: 10/18/2018, Certifier: Linda A Kirchoff
    Registrant: Valnet Holdings LLC, 200 Arco Place, Box 130, Independence, KS 67301, Phone: (620) 332-1616, Fax: (620) 331-0789, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N7VFH, Licensee ID: L00505913
    Grant Date: 05/04/2002, Expiration Date: 12/03/2011
    Registrant: Oakley V Rhoades Jr, Rt 1 Box 34, Westphalia, KS 66093-9412

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7991E , Serial Number: 17791, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel A Miller, 10502 Nw 1600 Rd, Westphalia, KS 66093
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8608T , Serial Number: 52508, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Mid American Sky Sports Inc, Rr 2 Po Box 44, Westphalia, KS 66093

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Westphalia

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