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Barber County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 4,855 (all rural); it was 5,307 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 669
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 935
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,684
Renter-occupied apartments: 535 (it was 551 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 1134 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Barber County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Barber County, KS (2017)
    • 4,45583.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1603.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1202.3%Two or more races
    • 340.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 290.5%Asian alone
    • 150.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 2,489  (51.3%)
Females: 2,366  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Barber County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,086 ($33,407 in 1999)
This county:

$52,086
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $374 (lower quartile is $284, upper quartile is $535)
This county:

$374
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $62,285 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Barber:

$62,285
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $28,989 - $109,424

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $114,325
Here:

$114,325
State:

$191,731

Mobile homes: $168,560
Here:

$168,560
State:

$75,871

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $953
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Institutionalized population: 36

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $119,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $92,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Barber, KS residents
Average permit cost in Barber, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,074 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $923 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Barber, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barber, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Barber, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
Barber County:

12.7%
Kansas:

11.9%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.9% for Black residents, 50.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.9 years old
(Males: 44.9 years old, Females: 44.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.8 years old, Black residents: 25.8 years old, American Indian residents: 37.2 years old, Asian residents: 75.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 12.8 years old, Other race residents: 52.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barber County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.

Cities in this county include: Medicine Lodge, Kiowa, Sharon, Hardtner, Hazelton, Isabel, Sun City.

Barber County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Washington County, Utah , Las Animas County, Colorado , Perry County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Kansas:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 112
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 76 (52.8% naturalized citizens)

Barber County:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 10Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.9%

Barber County marital status for males Barber County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,357
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 52
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 91
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 174

Housing units in Barber County with a mortgage: 523 (10 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 892

Here:

37.0% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barber County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,06511
Mainline Protestant1,0258
Catholic9713
Other2-
None1,798-
Barber 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: 5
Barber County:

10.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Barber County:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

14.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barber County:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Barber County:

29.2%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Barber County:

Average size of farms: 1480 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,816
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $88.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $99,033
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,065
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.37
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.50%
Corn for grain: 4017 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 122431 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1296 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3611 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Barber County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 63% 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 128.0 miles away from Barber County 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 25.8 miles away from the county 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 316.0 miles away from the county 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 214.2 miles away from the county 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 169.6 miles away from Barber County 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 178.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 20, 2013 to February 23, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4112: April 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4112, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 25, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1849: June 25, 2009, FEMA Id: 1849, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 04, 2005 to January 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1579: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1579, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Kansas Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 29, 2002 to February 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1402: February 06, 2002, FEMA Id: 1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Kansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 02, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-378: May 02, 1973, FEMA Id: 378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Barber County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Barber

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,860 (86.2%)
  • Carpooled: 126 (5.8%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 56 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (4.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (29%)
  • Haiti (16%)
  • Ukraine (10%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barber County


  • German (36%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
65 people in nursing homes
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,584.

2.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.78%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.78% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($32,769 average AGI)
1.55% relocated from other states ($25,654 average AGI)
Barber County:

1.55%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.14% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($31,531 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($13,177 average AGI)
Barber County:

1.71%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Births per 1000 population in Barber County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Barber County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Barber County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barber County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Barber County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barber County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barber County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barber County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Barber County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,166 (1,011 aged, 155 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 107 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Barber County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (123)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (76)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (70)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (66)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (55)
  • Congestive heart failure (54)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (28)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (25)
  • Unspecified dementia (16)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 40.01
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,963
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,780
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,367

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 988
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,936
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 40

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,855
  • In family households: 3,866 (709 male householders, 500 female householders)
    1,054 spouses, 1,349 children (1,239 natural, 83 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 89 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 39 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 940 (461 male householders (379 living alone)), 315 female householders (284 living alone)), 169 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 51

Size of family households: 696 2-persons, 211 3-persons, 149 4-persons, 94 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 659 1-person, 89 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 4 4-persons.

726 married couples with children.
208 single-parent households (47 men, 161 women).

95.8% of residents of Barber speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $37,701,000 ($7,542 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $404,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,417,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,903,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,867,000
Federal grants: $4,519,000
Federal procurement contracts: $469,000 ($110,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,527,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $456,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $408,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,830,000

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

Births: 207
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 335
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -213
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Barber County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Barber County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Barber County, Kansas
  • 132014 or later
  • 862010 to 2013
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 1411990 to 1999
  • 2281980 to 1989
  • 3441970 to 1979
  • 1931960 to 1969
  • 4711950 to 1959
  • 2571940 to 1949
  • 1,0361939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barber County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barber County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barber County, Kansas
  • 11 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 53 rooms
  • 904 rooms
  • 2405 rooms
  • 2396 rooms
  • 2787 rooms
  • 2248 rooms
  • 3139+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barber County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barber County, Kansas
  • 51 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 713 rooms
  • 1224 rooms
  • 1095 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 367 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 719+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barber County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barber County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barber County, Kansas
  • 1no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 3382 bedrooms
  • 6263 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barber County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barber County, Kansas
  • 5no bedroom
  • 1001 bedroom
  • 2062 bedrooms
  • 1633 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Barber County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Barber County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Barber County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 31no vehicle
  • 2831 vehicle
  • 6162 vehicles
  • 2953 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Barber County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Barber County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 67no vehicle
  • 2561 vehicle
  • 1402 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

89.0% of Barber County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Kansas.

Barber County:

89.0%
State average:

83.9%

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

  • This state: 3,582
  • Other state: 1,188
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 272
  • South: 692
  • West: 198
Year householders moved into unit in Barber County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barber County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.2%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.3%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Electricity
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

10.2%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

23.6%
Kansas:

14.4%

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

Barber County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $535,000
    Other: $224,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $683,000
    Regular Highways: $181,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,160,000
    General - Other: $1,539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,017,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Financial Administration: $579,000
    Central Staff Services: $528,000
    Police Protection: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $314,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $724,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,730,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,546,000
    General Revenue - Other: $165,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,916,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $113,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,760,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $551,000
    Other License: $412,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $536,000

Barber County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $535,000
    Other: $224,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $683,000
    Regular Highways: $181,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,160,000
    General - Other: $1,539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,017,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Financial Administration: $579,000
    Central Staff Services: $528,000
    Police Protection: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $314,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $724,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,730,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,546,000
    General Revenue - Other: $165,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,916,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $113,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,760,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $551,000
    Other License: $412,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $536,000

Barber County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $535,000
    Other: $224,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $683,000
    Regular Highways: $181,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,160,000
    General - Other: $1,539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,017,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Financial Administration: $579,000
    Central Staff Services: $528,000
    Police Protection: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $314,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $724,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,730,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,546,000
    General Revenue - Other: $165,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,916,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $113,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,760,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $551,000
    Other License: $412,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $536,000

Barber County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $535,000
    Other: $224,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $683,000
    Regular Highways: $181,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,160,000
    General - Other: $1,539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,017,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Financial Administration: $579,000
    Central Staff Services: $528,000
    Police Protection: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $314,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $724,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,730,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,546,000
    General Revenue - Other: $165,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,916,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $113,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,760,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $551,000
    Other License: $412,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $536,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 87
  • Number of aged recipients: 3
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 84
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 65
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 8
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 32
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Barber County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5582.4 years
John5179.5 years
William4780.1 years
James4273.3 years
George3579.7 years
Robert3276.4 years
Charles2976.9 years
Helen1982.3 years
Clarence1978.3 years
Mildred1978.0 years
Most common last names in Barber County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3278.5 years
Miller2677.3 years
Johnson2074.7 years
Warren1982.5 years
Brown1880.4 years
Williams1575.9 years
Ricke1475.4 years
Parker1477.3 years
Wilson1480.0 years
Jones1376.3 years
Businesses in Barber County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet2Subway1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1