Zenda, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 80 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -35.0%
Males: 32  (40.7%)
Females: 48  (59.3%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip code: 67159

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,560 (it was $32,083 in 2000)
Zenda:

$44,560
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,474 (it was $15,287 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $44,250 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Zenda:

$44,250
KS:

$150,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $485.

March 2019 cost of living index in Zenda: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
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  • Races in Zenda, KS (2010)
    • 8392.2%White alone
    • 77.8%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (77.9%), American (15.8%), French (2.1%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1663 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 354 people per square mile   (very low).

Zenda, Kansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $517 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $697 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (54.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (332.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Spivey, KS (2.5 miles),
Nashville, KS (2.8 miles),
Attica, KS (3.8 miles ),
Isabel, KS (3.9 miles),
Sharon, KS (3.9 miles ),
Cunningham, KS (4.0 miles ),
Kingman, KS (4.1 miles ),
Harper, KS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.44 N, Longitude: 98.28 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Zenda, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Zenda, KS in 2017

Zenda satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+28.1%).
Most common industries in Zenda, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.2%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (15.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (9.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.3%)
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (9.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Zenda, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (9.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (23.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (23.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14.3%)
  • Registered nurses (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Zenda, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Zenda-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Zenda city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zenda-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 64% 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 148.4 miles away from Zenda 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 45.6 miles away from Zenda center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 336.0 miles away from Zenda center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.5 miles away from Zenda center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from Zenda center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.6 miles away from Zenda center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kingman County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Zenda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Zenda:

  • ATTICA HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1 (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ATTICA, KS)
  • ATTICA LONG TERM CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ATTICA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zenda:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 48 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 52 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 53 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Friends University (about 53 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 58 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 63 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Barton County Community College (about 71 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)

Library in Zenda:

  • ZENDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,305; Location: 215 N. MAIN; 5,209 books; 82 audio materials; 579 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Zenda: Zenda Volunteer Fire Department (A), Zenda Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Zenda include: Zenda United Methodist Church (A), Saint John's Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kingman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Zenda:

Marital status in Zenda, KS
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.5%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in Zenda:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Zenda, KS (based on Kingman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,1006
Mainline Protestant2,03612
Evangelical Protestant82310
Other-1
None2,899-
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
Kingman County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Kingman County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Kingman County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kingman County:

3.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.9%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.5%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.4%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Zenda:

49.3%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Zenda:

49.1%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Zenda:

81.7%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Zenda, 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
Sewerage 0$0 1$213
Firefighters 0$0 1$42
Financial Administration 0$0 1$360
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$645
Water Supply 0$0 1$213
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,473

Zenda government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($312.50)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($212.50)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($162.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($137.50)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($62.50)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($50.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($25.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,000 ($37.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,000 ($300.00)

Zenda government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($62.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($37.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($37.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($12.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($237.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($200.00)
    Highways: $3,000 ($37.50)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($312.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($25.00)

Zenda government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,000 ($1212.50)

6.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sedgwick County, KS  2.91% ($66,149 average AGI)
to Reno County, KS  0.70% ($33,095)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zenda:

  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zenda:

  • KTCM (100.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: MARIA L. SALAZAR)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSNS (91.5 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVW (94.3 FM; KINGMAN, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKU (97.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, IN)

TV broadcast stations around Zenda:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.3mTotal length
  • $1,575,000Total costs
  • 1,590Total average daily traffic
  • 134Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,907Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Zenda, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Zenda, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Zenda)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.5 Mi S On Cr (Lat: 37.383083 Lon: -98.275361), Call Sign: WNPP643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.012 MHz, 857.012 MHz, 858.012 MHz, 859.012 MHz, 860.012 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2009, Expiration Date: 09/20/2019, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2011, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 37.383222 Lon: -98.279972, Call Sign: WPZI728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.950 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2014, Expiration Date: 01/16/2024, Certifier: Robert Goss, Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., 156 S Highway 281, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ZENDA, 13542 Sw 80th Avenue (Lat: 37.448361 Lon: -98.262833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 151.2 m, Call Sign: WQRP227,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2013, Expiration Date: 06/27/2023, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0PDW, Previous Call Sign: KB0JCE, Licensee ID: L00364443, Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021, Certifier: Curtis L Robertson, Registrant: Curtis L Robertson, 106 N Ada St, Zenda, KS 67159

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Zenda, KS
  • 66.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 2.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Zenda, KS
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Zenda compared to Kansas 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 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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