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Edwards County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 2,984 (all rural); it was 3,449 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 400
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 595
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,128
Renter-occupied apartments: 307 (it was 327 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 622 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edwards County: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (35.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.6%), Construction (15.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.0%).

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 Edwards County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (20.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years
Males: 1,546  (51.8%)
Females: 1,438  (48.2%)
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Edwards County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Edwards County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,923 ($30,530 in 1999)

This county:

$49,923
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $327 (lower quartile is $242, upper quartile is $426)
This county:

$327
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,115 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Edwards:

$62,115
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,801 - $92,606
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $782
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $329

Institutionalized population: 34
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $147,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $147,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $147,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 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: $1,267 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $811 (1.4%)

Edwards County household income distribution in 2009 Edwards County home values distribution Edwards County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
Edwards County:

10.1%
Kansas:

12.1%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.8 years old
(Males: 45.7 years old, Females: 45.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.4 years old, Black residents: 79.0 years old, American Indian residents: 28.3 years old, Asian residents: 35.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 31.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Edwards 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: Kinsley, Lewis, Offerle, Belpre.

Edwards 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Edwards County: Augusta Country Club (A), Deer Grove Recreational Vehicle Park (B), Latham Wastewater Plant (C), Cassoday Wastewater Plant (D), Augusta Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Ophir (F), Assembly of God Campground (G), Camp Ta Wa Ko Ni (H), Elk River Wind Farm (I), Butler County Sanitary Landfill (J), Oil Hill Industrial Park (K), Andover Industrial Park (L), Leon Sewer Plant (M), Douglas Wastewater Treatment Facility (N), Towanda Wastewater Treatment Facility (O), El Dorado Wastewater Treatment Facility (P), Benton Wastewater Treatment Facility (Q), Whitewater Wastewater Plant (R), Elbing Wastewater Plant (S), Walnut Valley Sailing Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Edwards County include: Cumberland Church (A), Webster Church (B), Bloomington Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), Central Baptist Church (E), Haverhill Christian Church (F), Life Church of the Plains (G), Rose Hill United Methodist Church (H), Prairie Hills Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Zion Cemetery (1), Pleasant View Cemetery (2), Fairmount Cemetery (3), Pleasant Center Cemetery (4), Cassoday Cemetery (5), Muqbra Muslim Cemetery (6), Potwin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Fox Lake (A), Lake Clymer (B), Rogers Pond (C), El Dorado Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maple Creek (A), School Branch (B), Bemis Creek (C), Satchel Creek (D), Durechen Creek (E), Deer Creek (F), Swenson Creek (G), Swisher Branch (H), Chigger Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Edwards County include: Riverview Park (1), Shady Rest Park (2), El Dorado State Park (3), Butler State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bedford County, Virginia , Ford County , Pueblo County, Colorado , McPherson County , Reno County , Montgomery County, Kentucky , Sumner County , Wright County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 118
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 365 (34.3% naturalized citizens)

Edwards County:

12.2%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 1
  • 2000 to 2009: 127
  • 1990 to 1999: 87
  • 1980 to 1989: 44
  • 1970 to 1979: 28
  • Before 1970: 15
Note: State values scaled to Edwards County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.4%

Edwards County marital status for males Edwards County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,426
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 119

Housing units in Edwards County with a mortgage: 315 (10 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 646

Here:

32.8% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Edwards County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,0913
Mainline Protestant7609
Evangelical Protestant3274
Other2-
None857-
Edwards 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: 1
Edwards County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


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

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.


Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

12.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Edwards County:

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Edwards County:

28.6%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Edwards County:

Average size of farms: 1190 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $372,249
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $197.64
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $346,807
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $159,896
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.38
Corn for grain: 53908 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 69837 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15850 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Edwards County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1162461.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 32 fatalities and 251 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/26/1991, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edwards County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 57% 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 123.1 miles away from Edwards 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 79.6 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 346.9 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 306.8 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 221.9 miles away from Edwards 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 276.2 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2012 to April 16, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4063: May 24, 2012, FEMA Id: 4063, 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 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 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1675: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1626: January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: 1626, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Edwards County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (80%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (5%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Edwards County (%):

  • German (28%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (3%)
  • Yugoslavian (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • European (1%)

Edwards County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 838 (77.2%)
  • Carpooled: 46 (4.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 54 (5.0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 52 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 92 (8.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,235.

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.77% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($19,513 average AGI)
2.46% relocated from other states ($16,526 average AGI)
Edwards County:

2.46%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ford County, KS  0.90% ($24,909 average AGI)


7.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.70% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($20,258 average AGI)
2.51% relocated to other states ($9,663 average AGI)
Edwards County:

2.51%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pawnee County, KS  0.89% ($37,273 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Edwards County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Edwards County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Edwards County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 648 (585 aged, 63 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 110 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (58)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (45)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (39)
  • Congestive heart failure (36)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (17)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (17)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (14)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 30.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,414
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 363
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,002

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,245
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,094
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 91

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,984
  • In family households: 2,395 (473 male householders, 318 female householders)
    702 spouses, 759 children (684 natural, 0 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 21 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 488 (233 male householders (217 living alone)), 217 female householders (201 living alone)), 33 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 99

Size of family households: 450 2-persons, 162 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 78 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 419 1-person, 31 2-persons.

501 married couples with children.
104 single-parent households (19 men, 85 women).

80.2% of residents of Edwards speak English at home.
17.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $32,373,000 ($9,786 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $244,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,020,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,366,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,147,000
Federal grants: $5,247,000
Federal procurement contracts: $298,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,295,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $246,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,173,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,659,000

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

Births: 220
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 229
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +69
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -212
Here -64 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Edwards County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.42 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 58
  • 1990 to 1999: 60
  • 1980 to 1989: 140
  • 1970 to 1979: 145
  • 1960 to 1969: 161
  • 1950 to 1959: 181
  • 1940 to 1949: 142
  • 1939 or earlier: 715
Note: State values scaled to Edwards population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Edwards County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 72
  • 5 rooms: 132
  • 6 rooms: 209
  • 7 rooms: 234
  • 8 rooms: 126
  • 9+ rooms: 161
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 77
  • 5 rooms: 59
  • 6 rooms: 58
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Edwards County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 226
  • 3 bedrooms: 415
  • 4 bedrooms: 222
  • 5+ bedrooms: 68
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 38
  • 2 bedrooms: 157
  • 3 bedrooms: 63
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1
Cars and other vehicles available in Edwards County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Edwards County population
  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 193
  • 2 vehicles: 396
  • 3 vehicles: 196
  • 4 vehicles: 76
  • 5+ vehicles: 52
  • no vehicle: 33
  • 1 vehicle: 102
  • 2 vehicles: 102
  • 3 vehicles: 47
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

92% of Edwards County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Kansas.

Edwards County:

91.5%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 2,009
  • Other state: 605
  • Northeast: 43
  • Midwest: 149
  • South: 229
  • West: 185

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Edwards County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.2%)
  • Electricity (10.8%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (59.6%)
  • Electricity (18.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

2.4%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.6%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

12.0%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Edwards County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $696,000
    General - Other: $690,000
    Health Services - Other: $575,000
    Other Hospitals: $230,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $170,000
    Financial Administration: $155,000
    Central Staff Services: $154,000
    General Public Buildings: $150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $83,000
    Higher Education: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $40,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
    General - Other: $18,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,018,000

Edwards County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $90,000
    Regular Highways: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $142,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $75,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $263,000
    General Support: $78,000
    Health & Hospitals: $36,000
    All Other: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,624,000
    Total General Sales: $187,000
    Other Selective Sales: $17,000
    NEC: $16,000

Edwards County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $390,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $295,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $95,000

Edwards County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,876,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 32
  • Number of aged recipients: 4
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 28
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 16
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 9
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 8
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 13
Edwards County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Edwards County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Edwards County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4679.4 years
John3278.1 years
George2880.2 years
Mary2582.8 years
Robert2372.9 years
James2078.8 years
Charles1978.8 years
Clarence1879.8 years
Anna1885.8 years
Arthur1575.5 years
Most common last names in Edwards County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2777.8 years
Miller1979.6 years
Brown1682.4 years
Jensen1384.5 years
Herrmann1383.6 years
Wetzel1381.4 years
Fisher1282.7 years
Wilson1182.0 years
Kurth1082.9 years
Heinz1078.6 years

Businesses in Edwards County, KS

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