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Coffey County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 8,459 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 8,865 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,588
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,096
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,731
Renter-occupied apartments: 813 (it was 758 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 630 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coffey County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (18.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Coffey County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years
Males: 4,235  (50.1%)
Females: 4,224  (49.9%)
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Coffey County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Coffey County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,904 ($37,839 in 1999)

This county:

$58,904
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $429 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $526)
This county:

$429
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,913 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Coffey:

$114,913
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,715 - $187,904

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $145,540
Here:

$145,540
State:

$190,494

Townhouses or other attached units: $85,077
Here:

$85,077
State:

$171,869

Mobile homes: $44,801
Here:

$44,801
State:

$47,703
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,084
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $449

Institutionalized population: 107

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 49
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $200,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Coffey, KS residents
Average permit cost in Coffey, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,413 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,351 (1.3%)

Coffey County household income distribution in 2013 Coffey County home values distribution in 2013 Coffey County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.8%
Coffey County:

9.8%
Kansas:

12.1%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.8 years old
(Males: 44.6 years old, Females: 44.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 33.1 years old, American Indian residents: 41.8 years old, Asian residents: 56.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.9 years old, Other race residents: 25.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coffey County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Burlington, Lebo, Le Roy, Waverly, New Strawn, Gridley.

Coffey 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: Arlington County, Virginia , Wayne County, Utah , Dallas County, Missouri , Dent County, Missouri , Gasconade County, Missouri , Rockbridge County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 280
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 91 (45.9% naturalized citizens)

Coffey County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 262010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.3%

Coffey County marital status for males Coffey County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,265
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 121
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 or more: 56
  • Mobile homes: 371

Housing units in Coffey County with a mortgage: 1,427 (23 second mortgage, 54 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,210

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coffey County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8508
Evangelical Protestant1,75217
Catholic6202
Other1191
None4,260-
Coffey 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
Coffey County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Coffey County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coffey County:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Coffey County:

29.2%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

24.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Coffey County:

Average size of farms: 553 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,194
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $107.64
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,381
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.06%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $83,264
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.15%
Corn for grain: 17118 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 24512 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 62336 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Coffey County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Coffey County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 287.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 288.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 346.9 miles away from Coffey County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 348.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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 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 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 Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to March 29, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1848: June 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1848, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • 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: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1711: July 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Laos (13%)
  • Japan (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Poland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coffey County


  • German (30%)
  • European (17%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Welsh (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Coffey County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,443 (74.2%)
  • Carpooled: 865 (18.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 29 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 67 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 183 (3.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,125.

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.06% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($24,205 average AGI)
1.72% relocated from other states ($11,877 average AGI)
Coffey County:

1.72%
Kansas average:

3.18%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lyon County, KS  0.83% ($30,571 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.39% ($38,923)
from Douglas County, KS  0.30% ($34,600)
from Franklin County, KS  0.30% ($34,800)


6.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.57% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($25,092 average AGI)
1.83% relocated to other states ($10,060 average AGI)
Coffey County:

1.83%
Kansas average:

3.65%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, KS  1.03% ($28,800 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.56% ($23,263)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($38,625)
to Johnson County, KS  0.41% ($40,286)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Coffey County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Coffey County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Coffey County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffey County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Coffey County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coffey County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coffey County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coffey County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Coffey County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,676 (1,414 aged, 262 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 156 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (142)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (115)
  • Congestive heart failure (100)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (90)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (81)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (74)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (55)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (39)
  • Unspecified renal failure (33)

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: 11.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,910
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 891
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,594

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,221
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 864
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,459
  • In family households: 6,961 (1,266 male householders, 1,153 female householders)
    1,989 spouses, 2,033 children (1,761 natural, 60 adopted, 216 stepchildren), 145 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 34 parents, 67 other relatives, 212 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,359 (595 male householders (465 living alone)), 542 female householders (515 living alone)), 217 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 134

Size of family households: 1,287 2-persons, 474 3-persons, 429 4-persons, 128 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 981 1-person, 138 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

1,257 married couples with children.
439 single-parent households (151 men, 288 women).

98.6% of residents of Coffey speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $56,576,000 ($6,459 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,870,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,874,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,587,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,520,000
Federal grants: $11,214,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,824,000 ($1,327,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,557,000 ($274,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $165,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,248,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,346,000

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

Births: 559
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 577
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -161
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Coffey County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.75 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Coffey County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Coffey County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 452010 to 2013
  • 4932000 to 2009
  • 4981990 to 1999
  • 4171980 to 1989
  • 7581970 to 1979
  • 2641960 to 1969
  • 2601950 to 1959
  • 1501940 to 1949
  • 1,0771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coffey County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coffey County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 773 rooms
  • 2554 rooms
  • 5155 rooms
  • 5606 rooms
  • 3947 rooms
  • 3528 rooms
  • 4759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
  • 201 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 1814 rooms
  • 2245 rooms
  • 1426 rooms
  • 727 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coffey County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coffey County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 4932 bedrooms
  • 1,3713 bedrooms
  • 4644 bedrooms
  • 2335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coffey County, Kansas
  • 25no bedroom
  • 2151 bedroom
  • 3312 bedrooms
  • 2553 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Coffey County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Coffey County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coffey County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 43no vehicle
  • 4161 vehicle
  • 1,0052 vehicles
  • 7023 vehicles
  • 3514 vehicles
  • 1225+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Coffey County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coffey County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 160no vehicle
  • 3171 vehicle
  • 2902 vehicles
  • 1083 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles

84.3% of Coffey County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Kansas.

Coffey County:

84.3%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 5,953
  • Other state: 2,363
  • Northeast: 161
  • Midwest: 910
  • South: 688
  • West: 607
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coffey County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 12.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 65
Here:

7.8%
Kansas:

10.7%

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

0.0%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

9.6%
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

Coffey County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,000,000
    Solid Waste Management: $250,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,125,000
    Regular Highways: $4,545,000
    General - Other: $2,389,000
    Police Protection: $1,276,000
    Libraries: $1,111,000
    Health - Other: $885,000
    Local Fire Protection: $754,000
    General Public Buildings: $731,000
    Financial Administration: $722,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $515,000
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000
    Parks and Recreation: $326,000
    Central Staff Services: $307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $300,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $237,000
    Air Transportation: $200,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $892,000
    Housing and Community Development: $467,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Police Protection: $87,000
    Libraries: $40,000
    Regular Highways: $38,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Water Utilities: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,811,000

Coffey County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $19,372,000
    All Other: $486,000
    Solid Waste Management: $231,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $432,000
    All Other: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,050,000
    Highways: $476,000
    All Other: $17,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $402,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $183,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $123,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $88,000
    Sale of Property: $41,000
    Special Assessments: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $42,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
    All Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,755,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000
    Severance: $1,000

Coffey County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,727,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $553,000

Coffey County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,444,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 183
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 167
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 113
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 88
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 65
Coffey County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Coffey County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Coffey County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10079.7 years
William7778.7 years
Mary7082.6 years
James5974.5 years
Robert5776.7 years
George5180.5 years
Charles4879.6 years
Frank4480.7 years
Roy3379.3 years
Dorothy3376.6 years
Most common last names in Coffey County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4782.2 years
Williams4381.8 years
Smith3676.2 years
Hess2875.5 years
Garrett2682.2 years
Wilson2580.7 years
Brown2482.7 years
Phillips2379.0 years
Allen2270.5 years
Johnson2177.1 years
Businesses in Coffey County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1