For population 25 years and over in Windom:
For population 15 years and over in Windom city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $614 (1.7%)
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 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Covered Dish Capital of the World
Area code: 620
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.7%).
Average climate in Windom, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Windom:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windom:
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Public elementary/middle school in Windom:
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Windom compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Windom city (based on McPherson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Windom government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Windom government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Windom government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,638 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:
7.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,870 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:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: