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Hodgeman County, Kansas (KS)


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County population in 2012: 1,963 (all rural); it was 2,085 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 258
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 372
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 624
Renter-occupied apartments: 173 (it was 172 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 860 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hodgeman County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.6%), Educational,health and social services (24.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Hodgeman County, Kansas:


Median resident age:  46.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Males: 958  (53.7%)
Females: 958  (46.3%)

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Hodgeman County,KS real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Hodgeman County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,367 ($35,994 in 1999)
This county:

$42367
Kansas:

$47817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $359 (lower quartile is $268, upper quartile is $445)
This county:

$359
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $70,640 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Hodgeman County:

$70,640
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,176 - $101,404

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $106,515
Here:

$106,515
State:

$156,894

Mobile homes: $40,346
Here:

$40,346
State:

$34,057
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $267

Institutionalized population: 14

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


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


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $859 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $861 (1.3%)


Hodgeman County household income distribution in 2009 Hodgeman County home values distribution


Hodgeman County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.4%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 46 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 18 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

11.5%
Whole state:

9.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hodgeman County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jetmore, Hanston.

Hodgeman 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 Hodgeman County: Jetmore Country Club (A), Jetmore Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Jetmore Motorplex (C), Jetmore Landfill (D), Hanston Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Orwell Bridge (F), Dodge City Co - Operative Exchange Grain Elevator Number 6 (G), Kitterville Community Hall (H), Keroma Community Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hodgeman County include: Faith Fellowship Church (A), Hanston Mennonite Church (B), Hodgeman Community Church (C), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Michaels Cemetery (1), Kitterville Cemetery (2), Hanston Cemetery (3), Fairmount Cemetery (4), Saint Lawrence Catholic Cemetery (5), Saint Anthony Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hodgeman County State Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Rock Creek (A), White Woman Creek (B), Saw Log Creek (C), Spring Creek (D), South Fork Buckner Creek (E), Plum Creek (F), Hackberry Creek (G), Dry Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hodgeman County include: Hodgeman State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (1), Hodgeman County State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Edwards County , Finney County , Ford County , Gray County , Ness County , Pawnee County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 64
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 21 (0% naturalized citizens)

Hodgeman County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.1%

Hodgeman County marital status for males
Hodgeman County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hodgeman County with a mortgage: 169 (15 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 237

Here:

41.6% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.88%
Here62.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 1,311
Total congregations: 11

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents461 (35.2%)353 (26.9%)170 (13.0%)133 (10.1%)194 (14.8%)
Congregations2 (18.2%)2 (18.2%)2 (18.2%)1 (9.1%)4 (36.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Hodgeman County - Jetmore, Hanston

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Hodgeman County:

10.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
Kansas:

27.9%



Agriculture in Hodgeman County:

Average size of farms: 1235 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $257,620
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.09
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $257,113
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.48%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $131,500
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.31
Corn for grain: 6093 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 81305 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3312 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Hodgeman County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 3.0 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/16/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hodgeman County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 81.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from Hodgeman County center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Hodgeman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (26%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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




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





Hodgeman County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 722 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 98 (10%)
  • Walked: 45 (5%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 119 (12%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


34 people in nursing homes
14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $38,535.

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Kansas average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.34% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($17,800 average AGI)
1.96% relocated from other states ($9,622 average AGI)
Hodgeman County:

1.96%
Kansas average:

3.56%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ford County, KS  1.82% ($34,000 average AGI)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Kansas average:

7.67%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.29% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($21,920 average AGI)
1.67% relocated to other states ($7,420 average AGI)
Hodgeman County:

1.67%
Kansas average:

3.95%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Births per 1000 population in Hodgeman County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Hodgeman County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hodgeman County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 384 (358 aged, 26 disabled)
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: 47.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10818.57
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1531.830
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31546.19

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 853.080
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1611.370

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47.39

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,902

Size of family households: 301 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 51 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 221 1-person, 28 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

97.0% of residents of Hodgeman County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (11% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 56% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $21,691,000 ($10383 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $230,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,356,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,663,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,334,000
Federal grants: $2,347,000
Federal procurement contracts: $182,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $809,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $64,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,348,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,492,000

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

Births: 130
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 111
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hodgeman County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.29 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Hodgeman County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 85
  • 5 rooms: 136
  • 6 rooms: 114
  • 7 rooms: 100
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 89
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 18
  • 4 rooms: 39
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 30
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9+ rooms: 9
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hodgeman County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 179
  • 3 bedrooms: 262
  • 4 bedrooms: 121
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 31
  • 2 bedrooms: 50
  • 3 bedrooms: 59
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Hodgeman County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 128
  • 2 vehicles: 218
  • 3 vehicles: 150
  • 4 vehicles: 66
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 70
  • 2 vehicles: 61
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

66% of Hodgeman County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Kansas.

Hodgeman County:

66.3%
State average:

53.5%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $17,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hodgeman County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41.5%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (55.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38.4%)
  • Electricity (5.2%)
  • Wood (1.2%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

11.1%

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

0.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

17.9%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Hodgeman County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Hodgeman County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Hodgeman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Hodgeman County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hodgeman County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Hodgeman County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2277.5 years
Mary1784.4 years
William1476.3 years
Frank1279.2 years
Harry1272.6 years
James1174.2 years
Walter1078.3 years
Pearl1082.6 years
George1080.7 years
Roy978.9 years
Most common last names in Hodgeman County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1583.0 years
Sinclair1583.6 years
Miller1480.3 years
Salmans1177.5 years
Burns1164.6 years
Jones1183.4 years
Craghead976.2 years
Housman867.0 years
Bamberger888.4 years
Jackson882.7 years

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