County population in 2012: 6,454 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 7,673 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 933 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,292 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,434 Renter-occupied apartments: 763 (it was 800 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 1140 sq. mi. Water area: 12.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 6 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenwood County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.6%), Retail trade (11.1%), Manufacturing (10.4%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $835 (1.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $572 (1.3%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.4%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 47 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 35 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greenwood 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.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Greenwood County: Eureka Country Club (A), Fall River State Park Quarry Bay Campground (B), Madison Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Kansas Department of Transportation Greenwood County Rest Area (D), Christian Hills Camp (E), Camp Wiedemann (F), Fall River Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility (G), Eureka Sewer Treatment Plant (H), Severy Wastewater Treatment Facility (I), Hamilton Wastewater Plant (J), Madison Golf Course (K), Fall River State Park Gobbler's Knob Campground (L), Fall River State Park Fredonia Bay Campground (M), Fall River State Park Casner Creek Campground (N), Fall River State Park South Rock Camping Area (O), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Fall River - Wildlife Division (P), Fancy Community Hall (Q), Sunflower Grange Hall (R), KOTE - FM (Eureka) (S), Greenwood County Ambulance Service (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Greenwood County include: Neal Evangelical Free Church (A), Lamont Wesleyan Church (B), Apostolic Christian Church Lamont - Gridley (C), Upper Fall River Church (D), Utopia Community Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Blakely Cemetery (1), Lena Valley Cemetery (2), Prairie Chapel Cemetery (3), Andrew Cemetery (4), Woods Cemetery (5), Star Cemetery (6), Pleasant View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs: Otis Creek Reservoir (A), Fall River Lake (B), Eureka City Lake (C), Severy Municipal Reservoir (D), Sinclair Lake (E), Cities Service Lake (F), Munger Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Holderman Creek (A), Van Horn Creek (B), Long Creek (C), Indian Creek (D), Bernard Branch (E), Tate Branch Creek (F), Moon Branch (G), Kelly Branch (H), North Branch Verdigris River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 1034 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,670 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $74.73 The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.46% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $82,763 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.39% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.35% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,312 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.78% Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.28 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.62% Corn for grain: 7311 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 7444 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 23120 harvested acres Land in orchards: 10 acres
Greenwood County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 1.9 times above overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 4/26/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Greenwood County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Most recent natural disasters:
Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 7, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1932): August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Kansas Severe 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
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: FEMA-DR-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: FEMA-DR-1848, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 17, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1808): October 31, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1808, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Kansas Severe 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
Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1711): July 2, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Kansas Hurricane 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
Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 4, 2005 to January 6, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1579): February 8, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-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 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (15) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Births per 1000 population in Greenwood County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3
Deaths per 1000 population in Greenwood County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.3 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greenwood County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,925 (1,673 aged, 252 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.27 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10785.35 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 331.650 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65481.56
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1212.860 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1826.110 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 54.51
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.57 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54.51
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 5,346 (1,452 male householders, 404 female householders)
1,491 spouses, 1,604 children (1,444 natural, 37 adopted, 123 stepchildren), 114 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 35 parents, 37 other relatives, 154 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 1,253 (547 male householders (475 living alone)), 585 female householders (548 living alone)), 121 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 90 (all institutionalized)
Size of family households: 1,041 2-persons, 329 3-persons, 268 4-persons, 142 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.
97.4% of residents of Greenwood County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $58,065,000 ($7703 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $1,690,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $27,382,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,065,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,796,000 Federal grants: $10,419,000 Federal procurement contracts: $842,000 ($295,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,562,000 ($268,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $0,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $476,000 Federal Government insurance: $3,845,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
58 per 1000 residents
75 per 1000 residents
92 per 1000 residents
47 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +19
+3 per 1000 residents
+14 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -91
-12 per 1000 residents
-21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Greenwood County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.84 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 16
2000 to 2004: 132
1990 to 1999: 271
1980 to 1989: 285
1970 to 1979: 530
1960 to 1969: 316
1950 to 1959: 575
1940 to 1949: 315
1939 or earlier: 1,912
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greenwood County, Kansas
58% of Greenwood County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Kansas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 6042
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greenwood County