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Population in 2012: 175 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.8%
Males: 87  (50.3%)
Females: 88  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  44.7 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66094.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,660 (it was $28,393 in 2000)
White Cloud:

$22,660
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,046

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,383 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
White Cloud:

$47,383
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $34,106; Detached houses: $35,887; Mobile homes: $16,294

Median gross rent in 2012: $292.

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  • White alone - 119 (67.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (18.8%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (5.1%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 6 (3.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in White Cloud: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (17.7%), English (6.6%), Norwegian (3.0%), United States (3.0%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 888 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 241 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in White Cloud:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Cloud city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 27.3%

4 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America).

This city:  2.1%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $933 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $508 (1.2%)

White Cloud satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (28.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (73.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (418.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fortescue, MO (2.3 miles) , Forest City, MO (2.4 miles ), Big Lake, MO (2.7 miles) , Highland, KS (2.9 miles ), Oregon, MO (2.9 miles ), Rulo, NE (2.9 miles ), Bigelow, MO (3.0 miles) , Mound City, MO (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.98 N, Longitude: 95.30 W

Area code: 785

White Cloud household income distribution White Cloud home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (41%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

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Tornado activity:

White Cloud-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the White Cloud city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Cloud-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 47.2 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 35.6 miles away from White Cloud center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Doniphan County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near White Cloud:

  • OREGON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OREGON, MO)
  • HIGHLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HIGHLAND, KS)
  • HIGHLAND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HIGHLAND, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in White Cloud, KS

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

  • Missouri Western State University (about 32 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,088)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 35 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Grantham University (about 61 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 65 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 67 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Washburn University (about 69 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • University of Kansas (about 71 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)

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Tourist attraction: Iowa Tribe Fish and Wildlife Office (Recreation Areas; 2340 330th Street).

 
Doniphan 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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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.0%
(46.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in White Cloud, KS

White Cloud compared to Kansas state average:

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


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Banks with branches in White Cloud (2011 data):

  • The Girard National Bank: White Cloud Branch at 100 Main St, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $512.7 mil, Deposits: $395.5 mil, headquarters in Girard, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Gn Bankshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for White Cloud city (based on Doniphan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Community Church of Christ
Adherents19.4%17.6%16.5%8.7%8.0%
Congregations9.1%18.2%27.3%4.5%4.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.6%6.5%5.8%3.2%6.8%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%18.2%
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: 5
This county:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Doniphan County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

39.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$200
Water Supply 0$0 3$775
Totals for Government 0$0 4$975

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($142.86)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($131.43)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($85.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($62.86)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($34.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($131.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($40.00)
    General Support: $3,000 ($17.14)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,000 ($45.71)
    Property: $5,000 ($28.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($205.71)

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Buchanan County, MO  2.49% ($24,113 average AGI)
from Brown County, KS  0.49% ($33,429)
from Atchison County, KS  0.35% ($29,100)


6.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Buchanan County, MO  2.29% ($22,200 average AGI)
to Brown County, KS  0.56% ($27,500)
to Atchison County, KS  0.35% ($40,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Cloud:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Cloud:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White Cloud:

  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 60
Total average daily truck traffic: 8
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 120


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • ROY D AYERS, On Fas 67 Near West City Limits (Lat: 39.973611 Lon: -95.309694), Type: 63.7, Overall height: 62.5 m
    Registrant: 9137914575, Roy.Ayers@mail.Sprint.Com
  • Roy D Ayers, On Fas 67 Near West City Limits (Lat: 39.973611 Lon: -95.309694), Type: 63.7, Overall height: 62.5 m
    Registrant: 9137914575, Roy.Ayers@mail.Sprint.Com, 600 NEW CENTURY PARKWAY
  • Fas 67 At W City Limits (Lat: 39.973611 Lon: -95.538056), Type: 63.7, Overall height: 62.4 m
    Registrant: 9137914575, , 600 NEW CENTURY PKY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 10 Mi N Of Us 36 On Hwy 7 (Lat: 39.982222 Lon: -95.290250), Call Sign: KWD826, Licensee ID: L00023994
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/1999, Expiration Date: 04/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2003
    Registrant: White Cloud Grain Co Inc, Box 276, Hiawatha, KS 66434
  • 101 Hwy 7 (Lat: 39.977750 Lon: -95.294139), Type: Silo, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 41 m, Call Sign: WNFQ371
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2001, Expiration Date: 02/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2011
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service, 812 South 10th St, St Joseph, MO 64601-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862
  • 7 Mi N Hwy 36 On Rulo Rd 1 Mi E (Lat: 39.968056 Lon: -95.400528), Call Sign: WRQ724, Licensee ID: L00106622
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2001, Expiration Date: 07/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2011
    Registrant: Dean Wegener, 210 N 6th, Hiawatha, KS 66434, Phone: (913) 742-7887
  • 1/2 Blk E Of Fas 205 & 2 Blks N (Lat: 39.970556 Lon: -95.298306), Call Sign: WNVB867, Licensee ID: L01081864
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2005, Expiration Date: 12/19/2015
    Registrant: City Of White Cloud, White Cloud, KS 66094, Phone: (785) 595-6635

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WHITE CLOUD, Fas 67 West City Limits (Lat: 39.973583 Lon: -95.309694), Overall height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: WMS471, Licensee ID: L00121080
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2000
    Registrant: United Telephone Company Of Kansas, Inc., 600 Industrial Parkway, Industrial Airport, KS 66031

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WD0Y, Licensee ID: L01290829
    Grant Date: 06/05/2007, Expiration Date: 08/29/2017, Certifier: Norris N Loyd
    Registrant: Norris N Loyd, 2322 Ash Point Rd, White Cloud, KS 66094-4202
  • Call Sign: KC0JAI, Licensee ID: L00293605
    Grant Date: 10/24/2000, Expiration Date: 10/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2001, Certifier: Dale H Hueske
    Registrant: Dale H Hueske, 2585 Hwy K 7, White Cloud, KS 66094
  • Call Sign: WB0NGF, Previous Call Sign: KC0JAI, Licensee ID: L00293605
    Grant Date: 09/18/2001, Expiration Date: 09/18/2011, Certifier: Dale H Hueske
    Registrant: Dale H Hueske, 2585 Hwy K 7, White Cloud, KS 66094


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in White Cloud, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John772.7 years
Charles773.6 years
Kenneth567.4 years
Bessie493.5 years
George475.8 years
William479.0 years
Dorothy370.7 years
James376.0 years
Robert381.3 years
Rose382.7 years
Most common last names in White Cloud, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor1080.3 years
Waggoner773.3 years
Fee578.8 years
Nuzum573.2 years
Gormley481.0 years
Ogden460.0 years
Lear379.3 years
Baker379.0 years
Collins377.3 years
Ivey362.0 years

White Cloud on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
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