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Edwards County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 2,871 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Edwards County: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.6%), Construction (24.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Edwards County, KS (2019)
    • 2,17363.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 60917.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 621.8%Two or more races
    • 220.6%Asian alone
    • 90.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,425  (49.6%)
Females: 1,446  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Edwards County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,028 ($30,530 in 1999)
This county:

$53,028
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $433 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $520)
This county:

$433
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $65,968 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Edwards:

$65,968
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,185 - $91,080
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $861
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $356

Institutionalized population: 34
Edwards County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $147,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $147,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $147,200
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $147,200
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $147,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Edwards, KS residents
Average permit cost in Edwards, 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 2019: $1,294 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,046 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Edwards, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Edwards, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Edwards, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
Edwards County:

9.5%
Kansas:

11.4%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.3 years old
(Males: 47.6 years old, Females: 44.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.3 years old, Black residents: 89.2 years old, American Indian residents: 29.2 years old, Asian residents: 34.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.5 years old, Other race residents: 28.2 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 November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 118
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 259 (35.2% naturalized citizens)

Edwards County:

9.0%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 312010 or later
  • 442000 to 2009
  • 611990 to 1999
  • 441980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 15Before 1970

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: 1,409
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 13
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 20
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 108

Housing units in Edwards County with a mortgage: 291 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 759

Here:

27.7% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Edwards County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Kansas state average. It is 742% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from Edwards County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 216.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Edwards County center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 13, 2017 - January 16, 2017, FEMA Id: 4304, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Edwards County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Edwards

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 773 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 35 (3.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 25 (2.5%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 39 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 142 (14.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (6%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Dominican Republic (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Edwards County


  • German (25%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Czech (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $56,676.

4.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.00% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($41,521 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($16,000 average AGI)
Edwards County:

1.83%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.10% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($41,177 average AGI)
2.14% relocated to other states ($13,984 average AGI)
Edwards County:

2.14%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

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 2019: 13.8

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 population in Edwards County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edwards County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)

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: 2,871
  • Male householders: 743 (212 living alone), Female householders: 575 (227 living alone)
  • 656 spouses (645 opposite-sex spouses), 87 unmarried partners, (85 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 657 children (630 natural, 15 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 0 foster children, 19 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 94

Size of family households: 449 2-persons, 206 3-persons, 104 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 440 1-person, 33 2-persons.

458 married couples with children.
135 single-parent households (50 men, 85 women).

80.9% of residents of Edwards speak English at home.
17.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English 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:

6.3
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Edwards County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Edwards County, Kansas
  • 82014 or later
  • 32010 to 2013
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 1171980 to 1989
  • 1791970 to 1979
  • 1491960 to 1969
  • 2311950 to 1959
  • 1551940 to 1949
  • 6621939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Edwards County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Edwards County, Kansas
  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 1214 rooms
  • 1835 rooms
  • 2286 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 1208 rooms
  • 2039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 1124 rooms
  • 455 rooms
  • 436 rooms
  • 337 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Edwards County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Edwards County, Kansas
  • 10no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 2852 bedrooms
  • 4303 bedrooms
  • 2024 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edwards County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1672 bedrooms
  • 623 bedrooms
  • 474 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Edwards County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Edwards County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Edwards County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 14no vehicle
  • 2211 vehicle
  • 4402 vehicles
  • 2253 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Edwards County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Edwards County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 13no vehicle
  • 1041 vehicle
  • 1162 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

95.3% 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, 81% lived in Kansas.

Edwards County:

95.3%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 2,057
  • Other state: 547
  • Northeast: 37
  • Midwest: 95
  • South: 193
  • West: 219
Year householders moved into unit in Edwards County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Edwards County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.2%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.6%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

2.2%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

13.8%
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

Edwards County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $821,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,147,000
    Regular Highways: $1,134,000
    Health - Other: $599,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    Central Staff Services: $224,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $618,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,821,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
    Health and Hospitals: $39,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,147,000
    Other License: $213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $200,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $661,000

Edwards County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $821,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,147,000
    Regular Highways: $1,134,000
    Health - Other: $599,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    Central Staff Services: $224,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $618,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,821,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
    Health and Hospitals: $39,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,147,000
    Other License: $213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $200,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $661,000

Edwards County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $821,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,147,000
    Regular Highways: $1,134,000
    Health - Other: $599,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    Central Staff Services: $224,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $618,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,821,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
    Health and Hospitals: $39,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,147,000
    Other License: $213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $200,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $661,000

Edwards County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $821,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,147,000
    Regular Highways: $1,134,000
    Health - Other: $599,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $338,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    Central Staff Services: $224,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $618,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,821,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
    Health and Hospitals: $39,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,147,000
    Other License: $213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $200,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $661,000

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
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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