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Population in 2012: 130 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 

Males: 66  (51.4%)
Females: 64  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67491

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,355 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Windom:

$27,355
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,761

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,907 (it was $28,900 in 2000)
Windom:

$38,907
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,902; Detached houses: $54,902

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 117 (90.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (6.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Windom: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.8%), Czech (17.7%), United States (10.6%), Swedish (7.1%), Danish (5.1%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1950 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 534 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Windom:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Windom city:

  • Never married: 7.0%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 23.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.2%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Windom, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Windom to the number of sex offenders is 130 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $614 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (57.3 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (391.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Little River, KS (2.4 miles ), Marquette, KS (3.5 miles ), Inman, KS (3.6 miles ), McPherson, KS (3.7 miles ), Lyons, KS (4.0 miles ), Geneseo, KS (4.0 miles ), Lindsborg, KS (4.3 miles ), Buhler, KS (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.38 N, Longitude: 97.91 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Covered Dish Capital of the World

Area code: 620

Windom household income distribution Windom home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Customer service representatives (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)


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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/8/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Windom city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Windom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Windom center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from Windom center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McPherson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Windom:

  • SANDSTONE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LITTLE RIVER, KS)
  • RIVERVIEW ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARQUETTE, KS)
  • MAC HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MC PHERSON, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Windom, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windom:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 22 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 57 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 69 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 85 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Kansas State University (about 91 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • Emporia State University (about 94 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 103 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)

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Notable locations in Windom: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 39 (A), Windom Police Department (B), McPherson County Rural Fire District 3 Windom (C), Windom City Hall (D), Windom Senior Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.3%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Windom, KS

Windom compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Windom travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Windom city (based on McPherson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.64%
Here63.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mennonite Church of God in Christ
Adherents16.6%15.6%14.1%7.3%6.9%
Congregations10.9%14.1%12.5%4.7%6.3%
Name The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents6.0%5.2%4.8%3.6%19.9%
Congregations6.3%4.7%3.1%3.1%34.4%
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: 9
McPherson County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McPherson County:

8.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
McPherson County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.7%
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$1,200
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$352
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,002

Windom government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $59,000 ($453.85)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($184.62)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($100.00)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($53.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($53.85)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($46.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($23.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($76.92)

Windom government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($61.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($61.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($76.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($15.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $65,000 ($500.00)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($238.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($30.77)
    General Support: $2,000 ($15.38)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($115.38)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($23.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($1000.00)

5.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Saline County, KS  0.69% ($34,342 average AGI)
from Reno County, KS  0.58% ($36,359)
from Harvey County, KS  0.36% ($36,925)


7.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.81% ($30,011 average AGI)
to Reno County, KS  0.73% ($31,390)
to Saline County, KS  0.60% ($29,985)

Strongest AM radio stations in Windom:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWBW (1450 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Windom:

  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBBE (96.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHUT (102.9 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Windom:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Donna Petz, 4.5 Mi East, .5 Mi North Of Intersection Hwy 56 & Windom Road (Lat: 38.382778 Lon: -97.829500), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 109.7 m
    Registrant: 6207935443, Mobileradio@kscable.Com, RT. 2, BOX 249A
  • Donna Petz, 4.5 Mi East, .5 Mi North Of Intersection Hwy 56 & Windom Road (Lat: 38.382778 Lon: -97.829500), Type: 112.8, Overall height: 109.7 m
    Registrant: 6207935443, Mobileradio@kscable.Com, RT. 2, BOX 249A
  • Brent Kennel, Nw 1/4 Of The Nw 1/4 Of Section 31 (Lat: 38.361472 Lon: -97.923222), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028255989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, Nw 1/4 Of The Nw 1/4 Of Section 31 (Lat: 38.361472 Lon: -97.923222), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, 8410 W BRYN MAWR AVE, STE 700
  • Brad P Hunsberger, 84 Mocasin Rd, Windom, Ks 67491 (Lat: 38.392361 Lon: -97.909333), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20113 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5742370464, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, 312 WEST COLFAX AVENUE Apt 3-a, Phone: (Hun) sbe-rger
  • Brad Hunsberger, 84 Mocasin Rd, Windom, Ks 67491 (Lat: 38.392361 Lon: -97.909333), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20113 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5742370464, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, 312 WEST COLFAX AVENUE, Phone: (Hun) sbe-rger
  • Brad P Hunsberger, 84 Mocasin Rd, Windom, Ks 67491 (Lat: 38.392361 Lon: -97.909333), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 20113 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5742370464, Bhunsberger@horvathcommunications.Com, 312 WEST COLFAX AVENUE, Phone: (Hun) sbe-rger

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Us Hwy 56 3.5 Mi E (Lat: 38.377222 Lon: -97.844222), Call Sign: KDK54
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2002, Expiration Date: 01/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2007
    Registrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 763-2922, Fax: (303) 763-2920, Email:
  • Windom, KS, 420 Highway 56 (Lat: 38.377500 Lon: -97.847222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQFH827
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2006, Expiration Date: 07/19/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2008, Certifier: Christopher Kinney
    Registrant: Dewey & Leboeuf LLP, 1101 New York Avenue, Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 986-8000, Fax: (202) 986-8102, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44493 , Serial Number: 10293, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): John W Mcdonald, Po Box 23, Windom, KS 67491


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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