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Population in 2012: 160 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 80  (50.0%)
Females: 80  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  30.3 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66093

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,039 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Westphalia:

$21,039
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,289

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,963 (it was $15,300 in 2000)
Westphalia:

$31,963
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $32,734; Detached houses: $33,202; Mobile homes: $28,800

Median gross rent in 2012: $479.

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  • White alone - 144 (88.3%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (5.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westphalia: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Scottish (16.7%), Irish (15.8%), English (6.7%), United States (5.8%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Westphalia:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westphalia city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 24.1%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Westphalia, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Westphalia to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $390 (1.6%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (42%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (26%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Child care workers (17%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)


Average climate in Westphalia, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Westphalia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 162% 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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% 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 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Westphalia center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 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: Ennis Whitehead - Army general.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westphalia:

  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Westphalia, KS

Operable nuclear power plant near Westphalia:

  • 14 miles: Wolf Creek in Burlington, KS.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westphalia:

  • Emporia State University (about 41 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,068)
  • University of Kansas (about 56 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Washburn University (about 61 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 66 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 70 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 76 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 77 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westphalia, KS

Westphalia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Westphalia travel time to work - commute


Westphalia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.47%
Here58.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents41.2%15.6%15.1%14.3%4.7%
Congregations20.8%12.5%25.0%8.3%4.2%
NameOld Order AmishLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.9%1.6%1.3%1.3%2.0%
Congregations8.3%4.2%4.2%4.2%8.3%
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: 3
This 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.
Kansas:

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

13.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Anderson County:

15.2%
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$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$210
Firefighters 0$0 1$15
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 10$625

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)

6.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Franklin County, KS  0.87% ($37,462 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.87% ($46,000)
from Allen County, KS  0.54% ($27,938)


7.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
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 Franklin County, KS  0.96% ($25,724 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.86% ($34,423)
to Allen County, KS  0.56% ($20,529)

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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 399
Total average daily truck traffic: 119
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 130


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

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