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Barton County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 27,353 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 28,205 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,065
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,906
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,208
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,312 (it was 3,185 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 894 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Barton County: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Barton County, KS (2017)
    • 22,23378.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,06614.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5251.9%Two or more races
    • 2751.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 970.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 560.2%Asian alone
    • 520.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 500.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 13,653  (49.9%)
Females: 13,700  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Barton County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,814 ($32,176 in 1999)
This county:

$46,814
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $564)
This county:

$446
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,214 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Barton:

$100,214
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,977 - $151,496
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 344

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 127
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 49
  • Thefts: 113
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,200
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Barton, KS residents
Average permit cost in Barton, KS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,621 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,423 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Barton, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barton, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Barton, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
Barton County:

13.9%
Kansas:

11.9%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.5% for American Indian residents, 91.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.9% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.7 years old
(Males: 39.0 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 37.1 years old, American Indian residents: 37.2 years old, Asian residents: 37.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.5 years old, Other race residents: 23.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barton County is $389 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $661 a month.

Cities in this county include: Great Bend, Hoisington, Ellinwood, Claflin, Pawnee Rock, Albert, Olmitz, Odin, Galatia, Susank.

Barton 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: Albemarle County, Virginia , Callaway County, Missouri , Solano County, California , Tuolumne County, California , Yolo County, California , Prince William County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 1,206
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,457 (22.9% naturalized citizens)

Barton County:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1022010 or later
  • 3052000 to 2009
  • 7381990 to 1999
  • 2261980 to 1989
  • 1631970 to 1979
  • 86Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.0%

Barton County marital status for males Barton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,386
  • One, attached: 187
  • Two: 593
  • 3 or 4: 285
  • 5 to 9: 121
  • 10 to 19: 186
  • 20 to 49: 147
  • 50 or more: 94
  • Mobile homes: 836

Housing units in Barton County with a mortgage: 3,341 (65 second mortgage, 299 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,471

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3007
Evangelical Protestant4,80335
Mainline Protestant4,45516
Other3953
Black Protestant1231
None8,598-
Barton 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: 4
Barton County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Barton County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

10.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barton County:

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Barton County:

30.3%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Barton County:

Average size of farms: 842 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $221,708
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $131.03
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $215,391
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,913
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.48%
Corn for grain: 32331 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 162457 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 17431 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Barton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 61% 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 170.7 miles away from Barton 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 108.5 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 390.5 miles away from the county center
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 62.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from Barton County center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 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, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2004 to July 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1535: August 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1535, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Barton County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Barton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,029 (82.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,369 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 90 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 60 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 258 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 456 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (81%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • India (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • England (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barton County


  • German (34%)
  • American (9%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Czech (1%)
  • Austrian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 347 people in nursing homes
  • 256 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 68 people in religious group quarters
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 261 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 245 people in college/university student housing
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,985.

4.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.66% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($24,057 average AGI)
1.34% relocated from other states ($11,787 average AGI)
Barton County:

1.34%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.27% ($44,964 average AGI)
from Pawnee County, KS  0.24% ($29,600)
from Stafford County, KS  0.21% ($46,364)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.71% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($27,260 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($14,640 average AGI)
Barton County:

1.73%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.50% ($33,000 average AGI)
to Pawnee County, KS  0.33% ($24,286)
to Saline County, KS  0.24% ($42,280)
to Reno County, KS  0.23% ($27,542)
to Johnson County, KS  0.23% ($60,375)
to Ellis County, KS  0.23% ($24,375)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Barton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Barton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Barton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Barton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Barton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,263 (4,601 aged, 662 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 723 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (508)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (303)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (279)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (217)
  • Congestive heart failure (178)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (165)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (163)
  • Unspecified dementia (140)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (138)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (83)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,886
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 428
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,557

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,199
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,149
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,353
  • In family households: 22,211 (3,920 male householders, 3,533 female householders)
    5,716 spouses, 7,444 children (6,827 natural, 181 adopted, 429 stepchildren), 778 grandchildren, 87 brothers or sisters, 104 parents, 116 other relatives, 522 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,608 (1,943 male householders (1,643 living alone)), 1,993 female householders (1,659 living alone)), 663 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 528

Size of family households: 3,919 2-persons, 1,332 3-persons, 1,215 4-persons, 582 5-persons, 284 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,296 1-person, 601 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

4,129 married couples with children.
1,637 single-parent households (363 men, 1,274 women).

87.0% of residents of Barton speak English at home.
11.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $161,851,000 ($5,914 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,517,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $73,500,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,875,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,818,000
Federal grants: $21,384,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,313,000 ($116,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,961,000 ($6,801,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,392,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,889,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,796,000

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

Births: 1,842
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,619
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +405
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,321
Here -47 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Barton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.01 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Barton County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Barton County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 1012010 to 2013
  • 4032000 to 2009
  • 9791990 to 1999
  • 9701980 to 1989
  • 1,9141970 to 1979
  • 1,7421960 to 1969
  • 2,3521950 to 1959
  • 1,0351940 to 1949
  • 3,1161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barton County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Kansas
  • 31 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 1043 rooms
  • 7724 rooms
  • 1,4985 rooms
  • 1,3016 rooms
  • 1,1037 rooms
  • 1,1408 rooms
  • 1,7589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Kansas
  • 1401 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 5513 rooms
  • 9264 rooms
  • 9575 rooms
  • 5206 rooms
  • 2407 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 1309+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barton County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Barton County, Kansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 2641 bedroom
  • 1,7552 bedrooms
  • 3,3533 bedrooms
  • 1,6074 bedrooms
  • 6955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barton County, Kansas
  • 147no bedroom
  • 7501 bedroom
  • 1,7252 bedrooms
  • 8113 bedrooms
  • 1734 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 148no vehicle
  • 1,5461 vehicle
  • 3,2372 vehicles
  • 1,7113 vehicles
  • 7014 vehicles
  • 3935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Barton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 412no vehicle
  • 1,9921 vehicle
  • 7852 vehicles
  • 3163 vehicles
  • 1224 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles

83.5% of Barton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Kansas.

Barton County:

83.5%
State average:

83.9%

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

  • This state: 20,284
  • Other state: 5,553
  • Northeast: 177
  • Midwest: 1,680
  • South: 2,014
  • West: 1,699
Year householders moved into unit in Barton County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 333
Here:

11.3%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

4.6%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

8.0%
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

Barton County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $828,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $402,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $689,000
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,311,000
    General - Other: $4,239,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Health - Other: $1,424,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    Financial Administration: $989,000
    Police Protection: $956,000
    Corrections - Other: $707,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,101,000
    Other - Health - Other: $466,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $86,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $314,000
    General Public Building: $92,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,883,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,321,000
    Health and Hospitals: $561,000
    General Local Government Support: $129,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,528,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,221,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $212,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $110,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,602,000

Barton County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $828,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $402,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $689,000
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,311,000
    General - Other: $4,239,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Health - Other: $1,424,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    Financial Administration: $989,000
    Police Protection: $956,000
    Corrections - Other: $707,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,101,000
    Other - Health - Other: $466,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $86,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $314,000
    General Public Building: $92,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,883,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,321,000
    Health and Hospitals: $561,000
    General Local Government Support: $129,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,528,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,221,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $212,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $110,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,602,000

Barton County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $828,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $402,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $689,000
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,311,000
    General - Other: $4,239,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Health - Other: $1,424,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    Financial Administration: $989,000
    Police Protection: $956,000
    Corrections - Other: $707,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,101,000
    Other - Health - Other: $466,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $86,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $314,000
    General Public Building: $92,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,883,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,321,000
    Health and Hospitals: $561,000
    General Local Government Support: $129,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,528,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,221,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $212,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $110,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,602,000

Barton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $828,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $402,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $689,000
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,311,000
    General - Other: $4,239,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,434,000
    Health - Other: $1,424,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000
    Financial Administration: $989,000
    Police Protection: $956,000
    Corrections - Other: $707,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $390,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,101,000
    Other - Health - Other: $466,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $86,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $314,000
    General Public Building: $92,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,883,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,321,000
    Health and Hospitals: $561,000
    General Local Government Support: $129,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,528,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,221,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $212,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $110,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,602,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 403
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 376
  • Number of recipients under 18: 77
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 273
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 53
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 155
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 167
Most common first names in Barton County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21780.1 years
William18976.3 years
John18777.4 years
George13078.3 years
Robert12671.0 years
Anna10884.6 years
James10473.7 years
Frank10379.0 years
Charles10177.9 years
Margaret8581.4 years
Most common last names in Barton County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11278.3 years
Miller11078.7 years
Johnson5473.3 years
Brown4377.3 years
Unruh3980.7 years
Williams3877.6 years
Wilson3773.9 years
Moore3779.1 years
Brack3473.3 years
Schartz3479.9 years
Businesses in Barton County, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike3
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Travelodge1
Goodwill6True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS8
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Kroger4Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1