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Jewell County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 2,887 (all rural); it was 3,791 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 341
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 811
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,355
Renter-occupied apartments: 298 (it was 340 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 909 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Jewell County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Jewell County, KS (2019)
    • 2,72995.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 702.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 321.1%Two or more races
    • 180.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 90.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 60.2%Some other race alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

53.5 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,468  (50.9%)
Females: 1,419  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Jewell County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,375 ($30,537 in 1999)
This county:

$42,375
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $318 (lower quartile is $240, upper quartile is $448)
This county:

$318
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $60,273 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Jewell:

$60,273
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,024 - $111,904

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $115,368
Here:

$115,368
State:

$207,668

Townhouses or other attached units: $220,367
Here:

$220,367
State:

$194,239

Mobile homes: $33,932
Here:

$33,932
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $876
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 27
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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: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Jewell, KS residents
Average permit cost in Jewell, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,325 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $939 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Jewell, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jewell, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jewell, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.9%
Jewell County:

16.9%
Kansas:

11.4%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 53.5 years old
(Males: 51.7 years old, Females: 54.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.6 years old, Black residents: 37.3 years old, American Indian residents: 69.2 years old, Asian residents: 11.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 38.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jewell County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mankato, Jewell, Burr Oak, Esbon, Formoso, Randall, Webber.

Jewell 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 Jewell County: Downs Golf Course (A), Lebanon Wastewater Plant (B), Kensington Wastewater Plant (C), Gaylord Wastewater Plant (D), Midway Co - Operative Association Grain Elevator Number 3 (E), Smith Center Municipal Golf Course (F), Smith County Emergency Medical Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jewell County include: Beulah Church (A), Pleasant Hill Church (B), Mount Hope Church (C), Saint John Lutheran Church (D), Crystal Plains Church (E), Oak Creek Church (F), Evangelical Free Church (G), First Christian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Garrett Cemetery (1), Hammond Cemetery (2), Leasburg Cemetery (3), Bohemian Cemetery (4), North Oak Creek Cemetery (5), South Oak Creek Cemetery (6), Twelvemile Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lawrence Creek (A), Buck Creek (B), East Branch Twelvemile Creek (C), West Branch Twelvemile Creek (D), Dry Creek (E), Beaver Creek (F), Glen Rock Creek (G), Medicine Creek (H), Cedar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jewell County: Geographic Center of the Conterminous United States (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Churchill County, Nevada , Decatur County , Nuckolls County, Nebraska , Rooks County , Thayer County, Nebraska , Sheridan County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 73
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 37 (25.4% naturalized citizens)

Jewell County:

1.3%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.7%

Jewell County marital status for males Jewell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,746
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 17
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 177

Housing units in Jewell County with a mortgage: 318 (0 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 836

Here:

27.6% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jewell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0228
Evangelical Protestant61210
Catholic1912
None1,252-
Jewell 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: 2
Jewell County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Jewell County:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

21.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jewell County:

10.4%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Jewell County:

28.7%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Jewell County:

Average size of farms: 867 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $87,448
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $108.93
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $81,267
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $133,537
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.86%
Corn for grain: 16002 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 113875 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20598 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Jewell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2830201.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/25/1965, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jewell County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 539% 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 242.5 miles away from Jewell County center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 304.5 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) earthquake occurred 176.6 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 229.5 miles away from Jewell County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 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 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, 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, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jewell County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jewell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 760 (81.7%)
  • Carpooled: 42 (4.5%)
  • Bus: 11 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 3 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 46 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 66 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • South Africa (16%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Bolivia (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Other Northern Africa (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jewell County


  • German (25%)
  • American (15%)
  • English (10%)
  • European (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 39 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
25 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,703.

2.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.38%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.38% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($52,862 average AGI)
2.46% relocated from other states ($41,000 average AGI)
Jewell County:

2.46%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


4.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.26% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($36,000 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Births per 1000 population in Jewell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Jewell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jewell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jewell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jewell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jewell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jewell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jewell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jewell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 934 (841 aged, 93 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 71 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 29.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,835
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,432
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,446

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 776
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,760

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,887
  • Male householders: 774 (282 living alone), Female householders: 616 (214 living alone)
  • 727 spouses (722 opposite-sex spouses), 57 unmarried partners, (57 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 581 children (547 natural, 2 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 38 foster children, 8 other relatives, 13 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 31

Size of family households: 549 2-persons, 124 3-persons, 108 4-persons, 34 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 509 1-person, 43 2-persons.

396 married couples with children.
76 single-parent households (15 men, 61 women).

99.0% of residents of Jewell speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,144,000 ($11,147 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $714,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,964,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,676,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,020,000
Federal grants: $6,269,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,211,000 ($59,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,004,000 ($238,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $837,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $518,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,770,000

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

Births: 116
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 297
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -252
Here -75 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jewell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.71 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Jewell County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Jewell County, Kansas
  • 342014 or later
  • 172010 to 2013
  • 792000 to 2009
  • 1061990 to 1999
  • 1581980 to 1989
  • 2551970 to 1979
  • 1681960 to 1969
  • 1361950 to 1959
  • 1621940 to 1949
  • 9231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jewell County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jewell County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jewell County, Kansas
  • 91 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 744 rooms
  • 2365 rooms
  • 2706 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 1458 rooms
  • 2079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jewell County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jewell County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 295 rooms
  • 696 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jewell County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jewell County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jewell County, Kansas
  • 9no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 2852 bedrooms
  • 5413 bedrooms
  • 2044 bedrooms
  • 885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jewell County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jewell County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 1032 bedrooms
  • 713 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jewell County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jewell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jewell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 34no vehicle
  • 2271 vehicle
  • 4452 vehicles
  • 2853 vehicles
  • 784 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jewell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jewell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 32no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 353 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

92.9% of Jewell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Kansas.

Jewell County:

92.9%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 1,891
  • Other state: 952
  • Northeast: 36
  • Midwest: 608
  • South: 89
  • West: 218
Year householders moved into unit in Jewell County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jewell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 28.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.4%
Kansas:

10.5%

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

9.6%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

27.3%
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

Jewell County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,972,000
    Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $2,418,000
    Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    General - Other: $1,723,000
    Health - Other: $642,000
    Police Protection: $381,000
    General Public Buildings: $273,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $84,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $447,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $270,000
    Hospitals: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,742,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $295,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,956,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $60,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $49,000
    Individual Income: $22,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,622,000

Jewell County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,972,000
    Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $2,418,000
    Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    General - Other: $1,723,000
    Health - Other: $642,000
    Police Protection: $381,000
    General Public Buildings: $273,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $84,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $447,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $270,000
    Hospitals: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,742,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $295,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,956,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $60,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $49,000
    Individual Income: $22,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,622,000

Jewell County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,972,000
    Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $2,418,000
    Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    General - Other: $1,723,000
    Health - Other: $642,000
    Police Protection: $381,000
    General Public Buildings: $273,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $84,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $447,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $270,000
    Hospitals: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,742,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $295,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,956,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $60,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $49,000
    Individual Income: $22,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,622,000

Jewell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,972,000
    Other: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $2,418,000
    Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    General - Other: $1,723,000
    Health - Other: $642,000
    Police Protection: $381,000
    General Public Buildings: $273,000
    Financial Administration: $213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $111,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $84,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $447,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $270,000
    Hospitals: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Financial Administration: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,742,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $295,000
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,956,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $316,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $60,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $49,000
    Individual Income: $22,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,622,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 52
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 44
  • Number of recipients under 18: 8
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 33
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 11
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 20
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 22
Most common first names in Jewell County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3682.6 years
William2677.8 years
Robert2470.6 years
James2279.8 years
Charles2178.0 years
George2084.1 years
Mary2086.4 years
Glenn1680.7 years
Ralph1574.0 years
Clarence1579.1 years
Most common last names in Jewell County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2185.6 years
Wilson1684.1 years
Thompson1579.1 years
Hanson1383.8 years
Hancock1281.4 years
Clark1083.8 years
Harris1083.7 years
Thronson979.8 years
Chilcott985.7 years
Powell983.8 years