White City, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 596 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.1%
Males: 248  (41.8%)
Females: 348  (58.2%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66872.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,343 (it was $36,136 in 2000)
White City:

$56,343
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,476 (it was $14,603 in 2000)

White City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,322 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
White City:

$73,322
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $79,905; Detached houses: $81,822; Mobile homes: $45,400

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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White City races chart
  • White alone - 584 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)

Races in White City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in White City: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.2%), Irish (13.5%), English (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.8%), United States (5.2%), Norwegian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 479 people per square mile   (low).

White City,KS real estate house value index trend

White City, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in White City:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White City city:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in White City, Kansas as of April 21, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in White City to the number of sex offenders is 152 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,137 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,417 (2.1%)

White City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (58.8 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (83.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (414.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Parkerville, KS (2.1 miles) , Latimer, KS (2.7 miles) , Dwight, KS (2.9 miles ), Wilsey, KS (3.4 miles) , Woodbine, KS (3.5 miles ), Herington, KS (3.8 miles ), Alta Vista, KS (3.8 miles ), Council Grove, KS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $41,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $101,700
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.80 N, Longitude: 96.74 W

Area code: 785

White City household income distribution White City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in White City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in White City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

White City-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the White City city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the city center caused $66 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from White City 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 286.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 352.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 142.0 miles away from White 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 354.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morris County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
White City topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Morris (American football) - Former professional football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near White City:

  • HERINGTON MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HERINGTON, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES HERINGTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HERINGTON, KS)
  • COUNCIL GROVE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR OF COUNCIL GROVE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)
  • MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White City:

  • Kansas State University (about 29 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Emporia State University (about 41 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Washburn University (about 59 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Butler Community College (about 69 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 81 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • University of Kansas (about 82 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)

Public high school in White City:

Public elementary/middle school in White City:

See full list of schools located in White City

Library in White City:

  • WHITE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,211; Location: 111 E MACKENZIE; 11,797 books; 25 audio materials; 300 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in White City: White City Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), White City Volunteer Fire Department (B), White City Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White City include: White City United Methodist Church (A), White City Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Morris 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: 7.4%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.9% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

White City compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in White City (2011 data):

  • Central National Bank: White City Branch at 101 East Mackenzie, branch established on 1986/01/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

White City travel time to work - commute White City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for White City city (based on Morris County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.92%
Here: 52.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents31.9%27.9%19.4%6.1%14.8%
Congregations33.3%5.6%16.7%11.1%33.3%
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: 2
Morris County:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Morris County:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

11.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

28.7%
Kansas:

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

13.5%
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 1$2,750$33,0004$4,250
Totals for Government 1$2,750$33,0004$4,250

White City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $81,000 ($135.91)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($93.96)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($50.34)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($30.20)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($13.42)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($8.39)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($5.03)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $6,000 ($10.07)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($6.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $51,000 ($85.57)

White City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $77,000 ($129.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($5.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($6.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($72.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($45.30)
    Highways: $16,000 ($26.85)
    General Support: $7,000 ($11.74)
  • Tax - Property: $57,000 ($95.64)
    Total General Sales: $23,000 ($38.59)
    Public Utilities: $16,000 ($26.85)
    NEC: $3,000 ($5.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($258.39)

6.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
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 Geary County, KS  0.80% ($37,722 average AGI)
from Riley County, KS  0.67% ($29,400)
from Lyon County, KS  0.49% ($44,000)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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 Riley County, KS  0.89% ($25,550 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.58% ($22,385)
to Lyon County, KS  0.44% ($31,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in White City:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJCK (1420 AM; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in White City:

  • KBLS (102.5 FM; NORTH FORT RILEY, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KANV (91.3 FM; OLSBURG, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBMP (90.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White City:

  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K39BR (Channel 39; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS B/CST.SERVICE,INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTLJ-CA (Channel 6; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0SZL
    Grant Date: 06/08/1995, Expiration Date: 06/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2007
    Registrant: Gary D Morgan, White City, KS 66872

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for White City, KS
Most common first names in White City, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1072.3 years
Charles1077.5 years
Robert1075.3 years
George981.8 years
John976.0 years
Mary983.7 years
Walter777.4 years
Frank780.4 years
Carl674.1 years
Earl573.6 years
Most common last names in White City, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1380.6 years
Atkinson877.5 years
Johnson879.9 years
Coons680.8 years
Blythe682.2 years
Nelson680.0 years
Adam585.8 years
Lee562.8 years
Barber581.0 years
Jones582.2 years

White City on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
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