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Atchison County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 16,282 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 16,774 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,504
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,871
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,610
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,866 (it was 1,665 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 432 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Atchison County: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (41.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Atchison County, KS (2019)
    • 14,25785.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8735.2%Two or more races
    • 5083.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4622.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 780.5%Asian alone
    • 460.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 450.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 7,819  (48.0%)
Females: 8,463  (52.0%)
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Average household size:
Atchison County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,546 ($34,355 in 1999)
This county:

$52,546
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $516 (lower quartile is $371, upper quartile is $638)
This county:

$516
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,613 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Atchison:

$118,613
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,132 - $192,243

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $158,697
Here:

$158,697
State:

$207,668

Mobile homes: $37,199
Here:

$37,199
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,196
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $475

Institutionalized population: 135

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 6
Atchison County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Atchison, KS residents
Average permit cost in Atchison, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,910 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,646 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Atchison, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Atchison, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Atchison, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
Atchison County:

14.6%
Kansas:

11.4%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.6% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.8% for other race residents, 36.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.1 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 36.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.8 years old, Black residents: 43.2 years old, American Indian residents: 20.1 years old, Asian residents: 53.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 21.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Atchison County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $775 a month.

Cities in this county include: Atchison, Effingham, Lancaster, Muscotah, Huron.

Atchison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Allegany County, Maryland , Athens County, Ohio , Boone County, Missouri , Howard County, Missouri , Union County, Indiana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Atchison, KS
County total employment by year in Atchison, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Atchison, KS

Current college students: 1,058
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 154 (52.2% naturalized citizens)

Atchison County:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 53Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.3%

Atchison County marital status for males Atchison County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,796
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 217
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 to 49: 199
  • 50 or more: 121
  • Mobile homes: 326
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Atchison County with a mortgage: 2,078 (90 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,121

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Atchison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,62013
Catholic2,7206
Evangelical Protestant2,48113
Other1861
Black Protestant1231
None7,794-
Atchison County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Atchison County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Atchison County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Atchison County:

8.5%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Atchison County:

30.0%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Atchison County:

Average size of farms: 366 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,928
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $119.15
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,882
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,163
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.73%
Corn for grain: 48794 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7661 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 53104 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4 acres

Earthquake activity:

Atchison County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 487% 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 234.2 miles away from Atchison County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 289.6 miles away from the county 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 202.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 259.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.9 miles away from Atchison County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3324: June 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3324, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Kansas Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4035: September 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 4035, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2005 to October 02, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1615: November 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1615, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Atchison County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Atchison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,675 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 373 (5.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 553 (7.8%)
  • Worked at home: 469 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (14%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Iran (10%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Russia (8%)
  • Hong Kong (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Atchison County


  • German (30%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Atchison County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 521 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 159 people in nursing homes
  • 159 people in religious group quarters
  • 113 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 54 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Atchison County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 1,010 people in college/university student housing
  • 159 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,705.

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.80% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($17,374 average AGI)
2.73% relocated from other states ($19,277 average AGI)
Atchison County:

2.73%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buchanan County, MO  0.54% ($30,613 average AGI)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.45% ($28,500)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.05% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($20,405 average AGI)
3.50% relocated to other states ($26,474 average AGI)
Atchison County:

3.50%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leavenworth County, KS  0.60% ($38,086 average AGI)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.59% ($34,706)
to Johnson County, KS  0.43% ($81,360)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Atchison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Atchison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Atchison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Atchison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Atchison County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Atchison County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Atchison County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Atchison County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Atchison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,824 (2,402 aged, 422 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 298 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Atchison County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (214)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (186)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (149)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (79)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (32)
  • Unspecified dementia (20)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (18)
  • Congestive heart failure (13)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,292
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 398
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47,044

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,523
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,274
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,282
  • Male householders: 2,946 (866 living alone), Female householders: 3,060 (1,040 living alone)
  • 2,924 spouses (2,924 opposite-sex spouses), 364 unmarried partners, (342 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,322 children (3,682 natural, 258 adopted, 396 stepchildren), 433 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 84 parents, 6 foster children, 166 other relatives, 424 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,475

Size of family households: 2,048 2-persons, 783 3-persons, 628 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 55 6-persons, 155 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,907 1-person, 148 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

2,529 married couples with children.
699 single-parent households (371 men, 328 women).

98.5% of residents of Atchison speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 37% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,780,000 ($5,804 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,335,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,751,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,995,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,132,000
Federal grants: $17,504,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,288,000 ($1,458,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,109,000 ($41,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $72,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,035,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,965,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,132
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 939
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +17
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -159
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Atchison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.22 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Atchison County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Atchison County, Kansas
  • 432014 or later
  • 932010 to 2013
  • 5042000 to 2009
  • 5461990 to 1999
  • 5761980 to 1989
  • 1,0541970 to 1979
  • 5131960 to 1969
  • 4671950 to 1959
  • 3911940 to 1949
  • 2,7791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Atchison County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Atchison County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Atchison County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 3464 rooms
  • 7235 rooms
  • 1,0836 rooms
  • 6257 rooms
  • 5228 rooms
  • 8059+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atchison County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atchison County, Kansas
  • 911 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 3403 rooms
  • 3304 rooms
  • 3575 rooms
  • 3826 rooms
  • 1727 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Atchison County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Atchison County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Atchison County, Kansas
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 9412 bedrooms
  • 2,2073 bedrooms
  • 7624 bedrooms
  • 1315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atchison County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atchison County, Kansas
  • 94no bedroom
  • 3971 bedroom
  • 5802 bedrooms
  • 5853 bedrooms
  • 1454 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Atchison County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Atchison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Atchison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 115no vehicle
  • 7931 vehicle
  • 1,6762 vehicles
  • 8523 vehicles
  • 3754 vehicles
  • 3685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Atchison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Atchison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 364no vehicle
  • 8921 vehicle
  • 3862 vehicles
  • 1663 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

86.3% of Atchison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Kansas.

Atchison County:

86.3%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,156
  • Other state: 4,871
  • Northeast: 334
  • Midwest: 3,082
  • South: 714
  • West: 744
Year householders moved into unit in Atchison County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Atchison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 395
Here:

22.9%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 168
Here:

22.5%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,314
Here:

68.2%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Atchison County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,725,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $212,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,460,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,148,000
    Regular Highways: $2,369,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Health - Other: $623,000
    Central Staff Services: $617,000
    Financial Administration: $496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $387,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $885,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $711,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,629,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $499,000
    Other: $88,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,075,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,318,000
    Other License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,972,000

Atchison County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,725,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $212,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,460,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,148,000
    Regular Highways: $2,369,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Health - Other: $623,000
    Central Staff Services: $617,000
    Financial Administration: $496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $387,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $885,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $711,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,629,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $499,000
    Other: $88,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,075,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,318,000
    Other License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,972,000

Atchison County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,725,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $212,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,460,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,148,000
    Regular Highways: $2,369,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Health - Other: $623,000
    Central Staff Services: $617,000
    Financial Administration: $496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $387,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $885,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $711,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,629,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $499,000
    Other: $88,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,075,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,318,000
    Other License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,972,000

Atchison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,725,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $212,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,460,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,148,000
    Regular Highways: $2,369,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Health - Other: $623,000
    Central Staff Services: $617,000
    Financial Administration: $496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $387,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $885,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $711,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,629,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $499,000
    Other: $88,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,075,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,318,000
    Other License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,972,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 289
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 255
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 192
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 116
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 138
Most common first names in Atchison County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21880.9 years
John19275.2 years
William18677.8 years
Charles12477.7 years
James10874.5 years
George8979.0 years
Robert8772.9 years
Anna7984.2 years
Helen7380.5 years
Frank7378.8 years
Most common last names in Atchison County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5576.3 years
Miller4882.1 years
Jones4475.3 years
Martin3778.8 years
Brown3473.4 years
Wilson3176.9 years
Johnson2779.8 years
Handke2676.8 years
Wood2681.1 years
Moore2578.1 years
Businesses in Atchison County, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
AmericInn1SAS Shoes1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Long John Silver's1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
New Balance1