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Graham County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2014: 2,566 (all rural); it was 2,946 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 399
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 531
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,002
Renter-occupied apartments: 266 (it was 261 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 898 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Graham County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.8%), Educational, health and social services (25.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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Races in Graham County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 1,254  (48.9%)
Females: 1,312  (51.1%)
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Graham County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Graham County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,166 ($31,286 in 1999)

This county:

$47166
Kansas:

$50972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $319 (lower quartile is $233, upper quartile is $460)
This county:

$319
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,446 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Graham:

$64,446
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,108 - $110,677
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $814
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 26

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 8
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 0
Graham County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,142 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $805 (1.4%)

Graham County household income distribution in 2009 Graham County home values distribution Graham County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.4%
Graham County:

11.4%
Kansas:

14.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 49 years old
(Males: 49 years old, Females: 51 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 56 years old, American Indian residents: 52 years old, Asian residents: 59 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Graham County is $378 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hill City, Bogue, Morland.

Graham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Graham County: Longford Wastewater Plant (A), Green Wastewater Plant (B), Fact (C), Kansas Arboretum (D), Clifton Sewer Treatment Plant (E), Clay Center Sewage Plant (F), Bateham (G), Morganville Wastewater Plant (H), Wakefield Wastewater Plant (I), Clay Center Country Club (J), Wakefield Farmers Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (K), Wakefield Rural Fire District 1 (L), Lincoln Community Hall (M), Morganville Area Fire Department Station 2 (N), Miltonvale Rural Fire Department Station 4 (O), Miltonvale Rural Fire Department Station 3 (P), Green Rural Fire Department Station 3 (Q), Green Rural Fire Department Station 2 (R), Kansas Department of Transportation District 2 Area 1 Shop (S), Clay Center Rural Fire District 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Graham County include: First Lutheran Church (A), Hayes United Methodist Church (B), Ebenezer United Methodist Church (C), Countryside United Methodist Church (D), Industry United Methodist Church (E), Bethany Church (F), Wesley Chapel (G), Bethany Chapel (H), Uniondale Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverdale Cemetery (1), Sherman Cemetery (2), Central Cemetery (3), Center Mission Cemetery (4), Appleton Cemetery (5), Bloom Cemetery (6), Lincoln Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Stillwater Lake (A), Clay County Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McMurray Creek (A), Badger Creek (B), Basket Creek (C), Quimby Creek (D), Peats Creek (E), Huntress Creek (F), Finney Creek (G), Lincoln Creek (H), Five Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Graham County include: Timber Creek Public Use Area (1), Clayview Public Use Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clay County , Dearborn County, Indiana , Mendocino County, California , Lincoln County, Missouri , Russell County , Shelby County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 81
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 27 (81% naturalized citizens)

Graham County:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 6
  • 1990 to 1994: 1
  • 1985 to 1989: 5
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1965 to 1969: 0

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.4%

Graham County marital status for males Graham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,336
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 43
  • 3 or 4: 21
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • Mobile homes: 140
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Graham County with a mortgage: 284 (17 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 442

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Graham County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5237
Mainline Protestant4444
Catholic2731
Other41
None1,353-
Graham 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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Graham County:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Graham County:

10.5%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Graham County:

28.1%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Graham County:

Average size of farms: 1200 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $75,299
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $89.99
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,476
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,766
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.23
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.75%
Corn for grain: 13853 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 75654 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1889 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Graham County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2966721.2 times below overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1951, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Graham County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.1 miles away from Graham County center
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 201.7 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 27.0 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 314.7 miles away from the 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 182.7 miles away from Graham County center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.8 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:

  • KansasSevere Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 8, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1885): March 9, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1776): July 9, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KansasSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3282): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1741): February 1, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1675): January 7, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1626): January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1626, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 1, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3236): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KansasSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2004 to July 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1535): August 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1535, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KansasFlooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 5, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1000): July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Graham County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

  • India (48%)
  • Mexico (33%)
  • Spain (11%)
  • Canada (7%)

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

  • German (35%)
  • United States or American (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • French Canadian (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Graham County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,020 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 174 (13%)
  • Taxi: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 72 (5%)
  • Other means: 10 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
14 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,789.

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.55% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($23,407 average AGI)
1.82% relocated from other states ($16,847 average AGI)
Graham County:

1.82%
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 Ellis County, KS  1.09% ($30,250 average AGI)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,660 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.85% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($26,509 average AGI)
1.01% relocated to other states ($3,151 average AGI)
Graham County:

1.01%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Births per 1000 population in Graham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Graham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 18.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Graham County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Graham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Graham County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 782 (696 aged, 86 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 62 (14%)

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 Graham County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (106)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (40)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (32)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (24)
  • Unspecified dementia (19)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (16)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)
  • Malignant neoplasms of independent (primary) multiple sites (10)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 36.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26120.22
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 910.750
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24772.31

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 735.020
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1470.050
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 36.75

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,557
  • In family households: 2,032 (603 male householders, 139 female householders)
    643 spouses, 561 children (517 natural, 21 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 29 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 7 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 525 (209 male householders (177 living alone)), 245 female householders (220 living alone)), 71 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 40 (26 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 448 2-persons, 131 3-persons, 98 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 397 1-person, 53 2-persons, 2 4-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

556 married couples with children.
93 single-parent households (15 men, 78 women).

96.7% of residents of Graham County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $37,571,000 ($13687 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $136,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,740,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,863,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,262,000
Federal grants: $4,219,000
Federal procurement contracts: $238,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,250,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $549,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $211,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,642,000

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

Births: 115
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 193
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -138
Here -51 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Graham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.57 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 71
  • 1990 to 1999: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 70
  • 1970 to 1979: 203
  • 1960 to 1969: 211
  • 1950 to 1959: 287
  • 1940 to 1949: 102
  • 1939 or earlier: 485
Rooms in houses/apartments in Graham County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 28
  • 4 rooms: 102
  • 5 rooms: 195
  • 6 rooms: 232
  • 7 rooms: 128
  • 8 rooms: 133
  • 9+ rooms: 179
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 25
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 60
  • 6 rooms: 54
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Graham County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 35
  • 2 bedrooms: 236
  • 3 bedrooms: 421
  • 4 bedrooms: 192
  • 5+ bedrooms: 116
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 36
  • 2 bedrooms: 102
  • 3 bedrooms: 82
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Graham County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 27
  • 1 vehicle: 239
  • 2 vehicles: 388
  • 3 vehicles: 208
  • 4 vehicles: 103
  • 5+ vehicles: 37
  • no vehicle: 28
  • 1 vehicle: 116
  • 2 vehicles: 71
  • 3 vehicles: 28
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

67% of Graham County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Kansas.

Graham County:

67.3%
State average:

53.5%

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

  • This state: 2313
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 295
  • South: 96
  • West: 197

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $19,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Graham County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (68.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.3%)
  • Electricity (2.7%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (65.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.5%)
  • Electricity (12.6%)
  • Wood (5.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

0.9%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

10.6%
Kansas:

13.8%

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)

Graham County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $4,299,000
    Regular Highways: $952,000
    General - Other: $562,000
    Health Services - Other: $229,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $219,000
    Financial Administration: $201,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $196,000
    Central Staff Services: $138,000
    Libraries: $94,000
    Fire Protection: $86,000
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Corrections - Other: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $239,000
    General - Other: $126,000
    Regular Highways: $99,000
    Fire Protection: $31,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,489,000

Graham County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $4,185,000
    All Other: $181,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $352,000
    Interest Earnings: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $267,000
    General Support: $91,000
    Health & Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,791,000
    NEC: $18,000

Graham County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,774,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,490,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $70,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $214,000

Graham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,698,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $42,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 39
  • Number of aged recipients: 9
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 30
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 27
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 12
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 20
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 12
Graham County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Graham County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Graham County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2280.0 years
John2177.3 years
James2075.8 years
Mary2082.2 years
Robert1675.3 years
George1478.4 years
Grace1089.3 years
Frank1082.5 years
Blanche980.6 years
Elsie989.1 years
Most common last names in Graham County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Scott1582.1 years
Brown1381.7 years
Clark1382.2 years
Jackson1176.3 years
Morris1180.2 years
Smith1179.3 years
Keith1083.5 years
Jones1078.8 years
Billips983.6 years
Worcester778.7 years

Businesses in Graham County, KS

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2