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Kearny County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 3,963 (all rural); it was 4,531 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 561
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 466
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,134
Renter-occupied apartments: 373 (it was 408 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 871 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kearny County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (33.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (25.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Kearny County, KS (2017)
    • 2,56156.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,26828.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1222.7%Two or more races
    • 290.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 180.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 2,076  (52.4%)
Females: 1,887  (47.6%)
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Average household size:
Kearny County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,024 ($40,149 in 1999)
This county:

$52,024
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $382, upper quartile is $545)
This county:

$441
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,224 (it was $65,200 in 2000)
Kearny:

$121,224
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,298 - $182,681
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 75

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 70
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 88
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $30,900
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $112,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $211,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Kearny, KS residents
Average permit cost in Kearny, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,408 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,258 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Kearny, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kearny, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kearny, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.3%
Kearny County:

11.3%
Kansas:

11.9%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for other race residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.6 years old
(Males: 31.1 years old, Females: 39.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 25.8 years old, American Indian residents: 27.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 31.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kearny 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: Lakin, Deerfield.

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

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Neighboring counties: Marin County, California , Wicomico County, Maryland , Madison County, Virginia , Lawrence County, Kentucky , Nelson County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Kansas:

3.7%

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

Current college students: 134
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 426 (29.1% naturalized citizens)

Kearny County:

10.8%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 562010 or later
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 1511990 to 1999
  • 1451980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.1%

Kearny County marital status for males Kearny County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,128
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 79
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 301

Housing units in Kearny County with a mortgage: 581 (1 second mortgage, 32 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 457

Here:

56.0% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kearny County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,1652
Mainline Protestant9805
Evangelical Protestant6935
None1,139-
Kearny 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
Kearny County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Kearny County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kearny County:

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Kearny County:

29.5%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.7%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Kearny County:

Average size of farms: 1607 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $520,733
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $193.65
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: 79.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $505,575
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $150,695
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.66
Corn for grain: 37623 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 91984 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2203 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Kearny County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 24% 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 110.5 miles away from Kearny 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 206.6 miles away from the 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 209.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.3 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 377.6 miles away from Kearny 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 347.0 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:

  • 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
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1675: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas FLOODING, Incident Period: June 23, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-201: June 23, 1965, FEMA Id: 201, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Kearny County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kearny

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,109 (70.6%)
  • Carpooled: 254 (16.2%)
  • Walked: 85 (5.4%)
  • Worked at home: 113 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Public administration (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (77%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • England (1%)
  • Canada (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kearny County


  • German (22%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
36 people in nursing homes
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Kearny County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,596.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.30% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($36,410 average AGI)
2.04% relocated from other states ($12,487 average AGI)
Kearny County:

2.04%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Finney County, KS  2.78% ($37,415 average AGI)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.47% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($37,155 average AGI)
1.40% relocated to other states ($8,583 average AGI)
Kearny County:

1.40%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Finney County, KS  2.40% ($41,500 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Kearny County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Kearny County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kearny County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kearny County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kearny County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kearny County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kearny County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kearny County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kearny County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 566 (509 aged, 57 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 251 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Kearny County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (55)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (47)
  • Unspecified dementia (44)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (31)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (21)
  • Congestive heart failure (17)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (14)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (12)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 22.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,183
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,993
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,814

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,816
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 598
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 44

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,963
  • In family households: 3,495 (531 male householders, 509 female householders)
    834 spouses, 1,270 children (1,175 natural, 55 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 117 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 80 other relatives, 109 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 382 (185 male householders (146 living alone)), 117 female householders (117 living alone)), 82 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 76

Size of family households: 426 2-persons, 228 3-persons, 227 4-persons, 104 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 262 1-person, 10 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

784 married couples with children.
206 single-parent households (82 men, 124 women).

75.8% of residents of Kearny speak English at home.
22.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $26,718,000 ($5,918 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $104,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,668,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,079,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,879,000
Federal grants: $3,349,000
Federal procurement contracts: $116,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $627,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $477,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $474,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,220,000

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

Births: 361
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 208
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +126
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -281
Here -62 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kearny County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 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:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Kearny County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Kearny County, Kansas
  • 582014 or later
  • 412010 to 2013
  • 292000 to 2009
  • 3341990 to 1999
  • 1951980 to 1989
  • 2771970 to 1979
  • 1131960 to 1969
  • 2241950 to 1959
  • 1551940 to 1949
  • 1811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kearny County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearny County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearny County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 1264 rooms
  • 2145 rooms
  • 1766 rooms
  • 1277 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 2289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearny County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearny County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 1174 rooms
  • 505 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kearny County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearny County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kearny County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 1742 bedrooms
  • 4253 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearny County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearny County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 1462 bedrooms
  • 813 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 7no vehicle
  • 1801 vehicle
  • 3642 vehicles
  • 4053 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kearny County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 19no vehicle
  • 1141 vehicle
  • 1312 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

89.6% of Kearny County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Kansas.

Kearny County:

89.6%
State average:

83.9%

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

  • This state: 2,661
  • Other state: 806
  • Northeast: 39
  • Midwest: 121
  • South: 326
  • West: 326
Year householders moved into unit in Kearny County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kearny County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

2.2%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.8%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

6.2%
Kansas:

14.4%

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

Kearny County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $18,498,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,318,000
    General - Other: $624,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $20,687,000
    Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    Police Protection: $1,320,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $367,000
    Financial Administration: $229,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $691,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,953,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,166,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,704,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $616,000
    Beginning: $480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,422,000
    Other License: $92,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,371,000

Kearny County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $18,498,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,318,000
    General - Other: $624,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $20,687,000
    Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    Police Protection: $1,320,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $367,000
    Financial Administration: $229,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $691,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,953,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,166,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,704,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $616,000
    Beginning: $480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,422,000
    Other License: $92,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,371,000

Kearny County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $18,498,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,318,000
    General - Other: $624,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $20,687,000
    Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    Police Protection: $1,320,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $367,000
    Financial Administration: $229,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $691,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,953,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,166,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,704,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $616,000
    Beginning: $480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,422,000
    Other License: $92,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,371,000

Kearny County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $18,498,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,318,000
    General - Other: $624,000
    Hospitals: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $20,687,000
    Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    Police Protection: $1,320,000
    General - Other: $864,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $367,000
    Financial Administration: $229,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $73,000
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $199,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $164,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $691,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,953,000
    Interest Earnings: $52,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,166,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,704,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $616,000
    Beginning: $480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,422,000
    Other License: $92,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,371,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 46
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 39
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 30
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 9
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 15
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 47
Most common first names in Kearny County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2074.0 years
William1679.8 years
Mary1587.0 years
James1475.3 years
George1281.8 years
Helen1185.0 years
Ethel882.0 years
Elmer875.5 years
Frank875.3 years
Harold872.7 years
Most common last names in Kearny County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1482.5 years
Beymer983.4 years
Miller886.5 years
Jones876.1 years
Williams876.7 years
Mcvey877.8 years
Davis888.1 years
Cox766.6 years
Thomas785.9 years
Adams767.4 years