Yates Center, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 1,321 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.4%
 
Males: 620  (47.0%)
Females: 701  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 66783.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,668 (it was $23,920 in 2000)
Yates Center:

$39,668
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,492 (it was $14,180 in 2000)

Yates Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $63,819 (it was $35,200 in 2000)
Yates Center:

$63,819
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $69,907; detached houses: $71,816; mobile homes: $20,859

Median gross rent in 2019: $609.

March 2019 cost of living index in Yates Center: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.0%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 56.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Yates Center, KS (2010)
    • 1,34194.6%White alone
    • 372.6%Two or more races
    • 231.6%Hispanic
    • 80.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

Races in Yates Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Yates Center, Kansas as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yates Center is 210 to 1.


Crime rates in Yates Center by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.9)
1
(76.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(531.9)
1
(68.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(147.7)
6
(420.8)
4
(282.3)
0
(0.0)
8
(599.3)
2
(152.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(275.7)
6
(438.9)
7
(517.0)
8
(561.0)
6
(423.4)
8
(571.4)
9
(674.2)
5
(380.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(266.0)
30
(2,068)
5
(365.8)
13
(960.1)
7
(490.9)
13
(917.4)
4
(285.7)
5
(374.5)
17
(1,293)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(66.5)
3
(206.8)
1
(73.2)
1
(73.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(142.9)
1
(74.9)
2
(152.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index122.3187.551.2110.0143.1122.862.9247.9181.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Yates Center, KS

Crime rate in Yates Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Kansas average:

2.41
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Ancestries: German (24.7%), American (16.9%), English (8.7%), Irish (7.8%), Dutch (2.2%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1136 feet

Land area: 2.89 square miles.

Population density: 458 people per square mile   (low).

Yates Center, Kansas map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,562 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,303 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (79.1 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (88.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (356.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Piqua, KS (3.4 miles),
Buffalo, KS (3.5 miles ),
Toronto, KS (3.6 miles ),
Neosho Falls, KS (3.6 miles),
Le Roy, KS (3.9 miles ),
Coyville, KS (4.0 miles),
Virgil, KS (4.1 miles),
Humboldt, KS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.88 N, Longitude: 95.73 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Yates Center, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Yates Center, KS in 2019
Yates Center satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $36,600
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $22,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $135,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Yates Center, KS residents
Average permit cost in Yates Center, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Yates Center, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Yates Center, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Yates Center, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Yates Center, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Yates Center-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Yates Center city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yates Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 694% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from Yates Center center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from Yates Center center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodson County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yates Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Yates Center:

  • TWIN OAKS HEALTH CARE (801 S FRY ST)
  • YATES CENTER NURSING AND REHABILITATION LLC (801 S FRY ST PO BOX 265)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yates Center:

  • Allen County Community College (about 19 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Emporia State University (about 45 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Butler Community College (about 63 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 66 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Baker University (about 69 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 80 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Washburn University (about 80 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)

Public high school in Yates Center:

Public elementary/middle school in Yates Center:

See full list of schools located in Yates Center

Library in Yates Center:

  • YATES CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $61,602; Location: 218 N MAIN; 14,605 books; 46 e-books; 420 audio materials; 600 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Yates Center: Lakeside Golf Course (A), Woodson County Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (B), Yates Center Police Department (C), Woodson County Courthouse (D), Woodson County Sheriff's Office (E), Yates Center Volunteer Fire Department (F), Woodson County Rural Fire Department (G), Woodson County Sheriff's Office Jail (H), Woodson County Ambulance Service (I), Southeast Kansas Multi - County Health Department Woodson County (J), Yates Center Public Library (K), Woodson County Historical Museum (L), Yates Center City Hall (M), Yates Center Community Building (N), Yates Center Senior Center (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yates Center include: Calvary Episcopal Church (A), Yates Center United Methodist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Yates Center Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Yates Center Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Woodson County Museum (204 West Mary Street).

Hotels: Townsman Motel (Highway 54 & 75), Kraft Apartments (306 East Mary Street), Star Motel (Highway 54 & 75).

Court: Woodson County - Clerk Of District Court (Court House).

Woodson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Yates Center (2011 data):

  • The Girard National Bank: Yates Center Branch at 101 South State, branch established on 1909/03/10. 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.
  • The Piqua State Bank: Yates Center Branch at 701 West Mary, branch established on 1988/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $24.7 mil, Deposits: $22.0 mil, headquarters in Piqua, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: My Anns Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Yates Center:

Marital status in Yates Center, KS
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Yates Center:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Yates Center
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Yates Center, KS (based on Woodson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7487
Evangelical Protestant5745
Catholic4001
None1,587-
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: 2
Woodson County:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

12.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

12.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodson County:

28.1%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

64.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Yates Center:

67.0%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Yates Center:

17.5%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Yates Center:

36.4%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Yates Center:

68.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.0%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Yates Center, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$15,648$46,9440$0
Water Supply 3$8,514$34,0560$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,163$24,9780$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,377$38,2620$0
Firefighters 0$0 17$3,798
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$704
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,072
Financial Administration 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 11$34,702$37,85720$6,073

Yates Center government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $454,000 ($343.68)
    Police Protection: $244,000 ($184.71)
    Central Staff Services: $199,000 ($150.64)
    Regular Highways: $153,000 ($115.82)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($71.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($58.29)
    Libraries: $61,000 ($46.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($28.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($10.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($26.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $20,000 ($15.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($33.31)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($19.68)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($14.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($4.54)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($3.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $540,000 ($408.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($8.33)

Yates Center government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $241,000 ($182.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($7.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $119,000 ($90.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($10.60)
    Rents: $5,000 ($3.79)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($3.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $510,000 ($386.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000 ($45.42)
    Other: $12,000 ($9.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $406,000 ($307.34)
    Property: $318,000 ($240.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($52.23)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($1.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.76)

Yates Center government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,321,000 ($1000.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,164,000 ($881.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $156,000 ($118.09)

Yates Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,019,000 ($1528.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $403,000 ($305.07)

Businesses in Yates Center, KS

  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Yates Center:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yates Center:

  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Yates Center fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 2011 12:03 AM, Grouse Rd, 180th Rd, Lat: 37.992989, Lon: -95.848253, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 2006 03:30 AM, Us-75, 105th Rd, Lat: 37.860100, Lon: -95.738240, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2003 11:30 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 17, 2002 11:30 AM, State Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1999 09:12 PM, Us-54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 1978 09:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 89.8mTotal length
  • $4,529,000Total costs
  • 23,750Total average daily traffic
  • 3,729Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,752Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic
New bridges in Yates Center, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 161930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Yates Center, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Yates Center)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Yates Center, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 2 Mi S And .4 Mi E (Lat: 37.850583 Lon: -95.731639), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WNTC645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.743 MHz, 952.743 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Registrant: Evergy Kansas Central, Inc., 818 S. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1001, Email:
  • YATES CENTER, Mo Pac Yd 8 Mi N Of Hwy 54 2.5 E (Lat: 37.890583 Lon: -95.696083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WNTS739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.043 MHz, 952.043 MHz, 932.293 MHz, 941.293 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2018, Expiration Date: 09/21/2028, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • TORONTO, Nw 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 2, Township 25 S, Range 14 E (Lat: 37.899944 Lon: -95.847083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 148.7 m, Call Sign: WQJC980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/29/2028, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Yates Center, 3.2 Km South Of Yates Center (Lat: 37.850556 Lon: -95.731667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WRDT352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2019, Expiration Date: 07/15/2029, Certifier: Worthy L Stutler, Registrant: Evergy Kansas Central, Inc., 818 S. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1001, Email:
  • 2 Mi S & .4 Mi E Of (Lat: 37.850583 Lon: -95.731639), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WCF338,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1945.00 MHz, 1985.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/09/1999, Phone: (913) 575-6560

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yates Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Yates Center)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 101 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Yates Center, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (79.0%), and Structure Fires (11.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Yates Center, KS
    • 42179.0%Outside Fires
    • 6111.4%Structure Fires
    • 458.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 61.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yates Center, KS
Most common first names in Yates Center, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles3480.4 years
William2980.8 years
George2775.5 years
John2577.5 years
James2478.4 years
Mary2483.9 years
Helen2183.1 years
Robert1977.1 years
Fred1779.5 years
Ruth1678.6 years
Most common last names in Yates Center, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2578.4 years
Stockebrand2081.4 years
Weide1780.0 years
Johnson1484.9 years
Williams1373.4 years
Beine1078.8 years
Rogers1080.4 years
Jones1084.5 years
Miller978.5 years
Weston972.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Yates Center, KS
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Yates Center, KS
  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood


Yates Center compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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