For population 25 years and over in Westphalia:
For population 15 years and over in Westphalia city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $660 (1.6%)
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 ), Neosho Falls, KS (3.6 miles) , Burlington, KS (3.7 miles ), New Strawn, KS (3.8 miles ), Lone Elm, KS (3.9 miles) , Garnett, KS (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 95.49 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+8.6%).
Average climate in Westphalia, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Ennis Whitehead - Army general.
Hospitals/medical centers near Westphalia:
Operable nuclear power plant near Westphalia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westphalia:
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Public elementary/middle school in Westphalia:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.3%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Westphalia compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Westphalia (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Westphalia (based on Anderson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.47%
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: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westphalia government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,978 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:
7.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,571 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westphalia:
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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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westphalia, KS