For population 25 years and over in Zurich:
For population 15 years and over in Zurich city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $350 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (155.9 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (468.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Palco, KS (2.6 miles ), Plainville, KS (2.7 miles ), Damar, KS (3.2 miles) , Bogue, KS (4.0 miles) , Stockton, KS (4.1 miles ), Ellis, KS (4.6 miles ), Natoma, KS (4.7 miles ), Woodston, KS (4.9 miles) .
Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 99.43 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-16.0%).
Average climate in Zurich, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Zurich-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Zurich city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/27/1951, a category F4 tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Zurich-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 76% 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 2.9 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 33.3 miles away from Zurich center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 3.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 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 20.1 miles away from Zurich center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rooks County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zurich:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Zurich compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Zurich (based on Rooks County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Zurich government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,161 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:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,857 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:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1