Hodgeman County, Kansas (KS)

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
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. 2013 cost of living index in Hodgeman County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Hodgeman County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (77.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
Options
X
Data:
Options
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Hodgeman County races chart

Races in Hodgeman County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 958  (53.7%)
Females: 958  (46.3%)
Hodgeman County, KS forum
Discuss Hodgeman County, Kansas on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users

Hodgeman County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hodgeman County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,007 ($35,994 in 1999)

This county:

$52007
Kansas:

$50972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $334 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $446)
This county:

$334
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,275 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Hodgeman:

$77,275
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,578 - $163,216
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $903
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

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):

Hodgeman County, KS map from a distance

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: $1,331 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,080 (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 2013: 5.2%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.2%
Hodgeman County:

5.2%
Kansas:

14.0%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 48 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, American Indian residents: 12 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old)

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

Click to draw/clear Hodgeman County borders

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 .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

  • 1995 to March 2000: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 3
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 0

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:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hodgeman County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7425
Catholic3642
Evangelical Protestant1753
None635-
Hodgeman 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
Hodgeman County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Hodgeman County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

10.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hodgeman County:

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Hodgeman County:

30.3%
State:

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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2028467.5 times below 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 above Kansas state average. It is 50% 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 118.6 miles away from Hodgeman 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 105.2 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.3 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) earthquake occurred 353.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 424.3 miles away from Hodgeman County center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.1 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:


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 in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (100%)

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

  • German (39%)
  • United States or American (21%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

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 2010 was $50,718.

8.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.42%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.82% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($27,476 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($5,794 average AGI)
Hodgeman County:

1.60%
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  3.34% ($36,480 average AGI)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.56% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($23,558 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($9,635 average AGI)
Hodgeman County:

1.49%
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 Ford County, KS  1.63% ($35,167 average AGI)

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 from 2007 to 2013: 5.0

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.

509 married couples with children.
70 single-parent households (34 men, 36 women).

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

  • 2005 or later: 2
  • 2000 to 2004: 55
  • 1990 to 1999: 83
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • 1970 to 1979: 122
  • 1960 to 1969: 88
  • 1950 to 1959: 143
  • 1940 to 1949: 119
  • 1939 or earlier: 303
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Hodgeman County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $4,303,000
    Regular Highways: $958,000
    General - Other: $574,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $321,000
    Police Protection: $249,000
    Health Services - Other: $195,000
    Central Staff Services: $163,000
    Financial Administration: $126,000
    General Public Buildings: $105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $204,000
    Health - Other: $78,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,635,000

Hodgeman County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $4,031,000
    All Other: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $78,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $222,000
    General Support: $65,000
    Health & Hospitals: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,404,000
    NEC: $1,000

Hodgeman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $680,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hodgeman County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hodgeman County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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