Woodston, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.2%
Males: 83  (61.3%)
Females: 53  (38.7%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 67675

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,919 (it was $20,357 in 2000)
Woodston:

$21,919
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,835 (it was $10,592 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $15,850 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Woodston:

$15,850
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $23,178; Detached houses: $23,143
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  • Races in Woodston, KS (2010)

    Woodston races chart
    • 12894.1%White alone
    • 42.9%Asian alone
    • 21.5%Black alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Woodston: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.2%), German (18.5%), Scandinavian (14.8%), American (11.1%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1712 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 574 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Woodston:

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodston city:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Woodston, Kansas as of July 18, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Woodston is 137 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $849 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $263 (1.8%)

Woodston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (154.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (478.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alton, KS (2.9 miles) , Stockton, KS (3.0 miles ), Kirwin, KS (3.9 miles ), Cedar, KS (4.0 miles) , Natoma, KS (4.3 miles ), Gaylord, KS (4.3 miles) , Plainville, KS (4.3 miles ), Glade, KS (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 39.45 N, Longitude: 99.10 W

Area code: 785

Woodston household income distribution Woodston home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Woodston, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodston-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Woodston city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woodston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 59% 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 222.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 394.4 miles away from Woodston center
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 23.8 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 180.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from Woodston 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) earthquake occurred 354.4 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 Rooks County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Woodston:

  • SOLOMON VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STOCKTON, KS)
  • ROOKS COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STOCKTON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodston:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 43 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 76 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 87 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 107 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 116 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 136 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Newman University (about 155 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

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Notable locations in Woodston: Farmers Union Mercantile and Shipping Association Grain Elevator Number 2 (A), Woodston Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Woodston: Woodston United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rooks 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 2016: 24.1%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 71.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  15.1%
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:

7.5
Kansas average:

11.2

Woodston travel time to work - commute Woodston mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Woodston city (based on Rooks County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,3759
Catholic1,2193
Mainline Protestant9686
Other1-
None1,618-
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: 3
Rooks County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Rooks County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Rooks County:

27.6%
Kansas:

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

5.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Woodston:

45.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

36.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.9%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.3%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Woodston:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Woodston:

30.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

48.1%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

69.7%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woodston, KS Residents
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 0$0 2$1,280
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,500
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,780

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $36,000 ($264.71)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($117.65)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($58.82)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($36.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($169.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($44.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($22.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($22.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($176.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($22.06)
    General Support: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($117.65)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($29.41)

Woodston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($558.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($529.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($29.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($294.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($51.47)

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Ellis County, KS  1.13% ($33,043 average AGI)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Ellis County, KS  1.13% ($28,174 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodston:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodston:

  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQMA (92.5 FM; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Woodston:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)

Woodston fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 1984 06:40 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $23,000Total costs
  • 840Total average daily traffic
  • 126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 928Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6 Mi Ne (Lat: 39.536111 Lon: -99.069806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.8 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNEY946
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2003, Expiration Date: 03/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2013Registrant: Rural Telephone Service Co Inc Nex-Tech, 233 East 8th Street, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (785) 625-2119, Fax: (785) 628-2272, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K2QEH, Licensee ID: L00347720, Grant Date: 03/26/1996, Expiration Date: 03/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2008, Certifier: Richard Jakoplic, Registrant: Richard Jakoplic, Woodston, KS 67675
  • Call Sign: N0RAR, Licensee ID: L00580562, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 03/09/2023, Certifier: Martin L Kollman Sr, Registrant: Martin L Kollman Sr, 2650 P Rd, Woodston, KS 67675
  • Call Sign: N0RQO, Previous Call Sign: KB0JXF, Licensee ID: L00436998, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Janet L Kollman, Registrant: Janet L Kollman, 2650 P Rd, Woodston, KS 67675
  • Call Sign: KC0GZL, Licensee ID: L00187351, Grant Date: 12/24/1999, Expiration Date: 12/24/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2011, Certifier: Gabriel A Dix, Registrant: Gabriel A Dix, 445 28 Road, Woodston, KS 67675
  • Call Sign: W0TSC, Previous Call Sign: N0CBH, Licensee ID: L01175711, Grant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2023, Certifier: Jack M Imel, Registrant: Jack M Imel, 212 Main St, Woodston, KS 67675

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • No fuel used (15%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Woodston compared to Kansas state average:

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