Wilroads Gardens, Kansas

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Population in 2010: 609.
Males: 275  (45.3%)
Females: 334  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,953
Wilroads Gardens:

$50,953
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,093

Wilroads Gardens CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,951
Wilroads Gardens:

$110,951
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $69,471; Detached houses: $97,866; Mobile homes: $36,889
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  • Races in Wilroads Gardens, KS (2010)

    Wilroads Gardens races chart
    • 38062.4%Hispanic
    • 21535.3%White alone
    • 81.3%Two or more races
    • 40.7%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Wilroads Gardens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wilroads Gardens: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (14.0%), English (10.4%), German (5.9%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2445 feet

For population 25 years and over in Wilroads Gardens:

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%

For population 15 years and over in Wilroads Gardens CDP:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

149 residents are foreign born (36.1% Latin America).

This place:

36.1%
Kansas:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,615 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,124 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (142.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (384.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fort Dodge, KS (0.7 miles) , Wright, KS (2.1 miles) , Dodge City, KS (2.3 miles ), Ford, KS (3.4 miles ), Spearville, KS (3.6 miles ), Ensign, KS (4.1 miles ), Minneola, KS (4.5 miles ), Bucklin, KS (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.72 N, Longitude: 99.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Wilroads Gardens household income distribution Wilroads Gardens home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Wilroads Gardens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Wilroads Gardens-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Wilroads Gardens place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilroads Gardens-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Wilroads Gardens center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 328.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.4 miles away from Wilroads Gardens center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ford County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilroads Gardens:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DODGE CITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • MANOR OF THE PLAINS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • WESTERN PLAINS MEDICAL COMPLEX Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • WESTERN PLAINS REG HOSPITAL SN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • TRINITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • WESTERN PLAINS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DODGE CITY, KS)

Amtrak station near Wilroads Gardens:

  • 5 miles: DODGE CITY (CENTRAL & WYATT EARP STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilroads Gardens:

  • Barton County Community College (about 81 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 86 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 113 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 140 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 141 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 141 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 145 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

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Church in Wilroads Gardens: Wilroads Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 36.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.4%
(18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.6
Kansas average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wilroads Gardens CDP (based on Ford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,5703
Evangelical Protestant6,56430
Mainline Protestant2,3848
Other9184
None11,412-
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: 5
Ford County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ford County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Ford County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Ford County:

29.0%
Kansas:

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

18.9%
State:

13.4%

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Finney County, KS  0.42% ($26,804 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.28% ($35,529)
from Gray County, KS  0.25% ($46,533)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.48% ($33,288 average AGI)
to Finney County, KS  0.42% ($24,288)
to Gray County, KS  0.38% ($40,447)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilroads Gardens:

  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDCC (1550 AM; 1 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilroads Gardens:

  • KOLS (95.5 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • K225AG (96.3 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KONQ (91.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKJQ (97.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSH (96.3 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSA (105.9 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJIL (99.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KODC-LP (102.1 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Wilroads Gardens:

  • KSAS-LP (Channel 29; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K09VS (Channel 9; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KBSD-TV (Channel 6; ENSIGN, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDCK (Channel 21; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • 1,139Total average daily traffic
  • 56Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,362Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Wilroads Gardens compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.

Wilroads Gardens on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
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