County population in 2012: 7,863 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 8,673 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,296 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,213 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,634 Renter-occupied apartments: 718 (it was 737 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 863 sq. mi. Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 9 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kingman County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.1%), Manufacturing (18.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.6%), Construction (10.7%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $953 (1.3%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,006 (1.3%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 1.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 16 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kingman County is $381 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Kingman County: Cheney State Park Giefer Hill Campground (A), Zenda Wastewater Plant (B), Spivey Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Nashville Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Browns Spur (E), Camp Mennoscah (F), Norwich Wastewater Plant (G), Cunningham Wastewater Treatment Plant (H), Kingman Country Club (I), Cheney State Park Smarsh Creek Campground (J), Cheney State Park Harding Hill Campground (K), Cheney State Park West Boat Ramp (L), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Cheney State Park (M), Forest Home Grange Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Kingman County include: Willowdale Parish Center (A), Kingman Mennonite Church (B), Saint Leo the Great Catholic Church (C), Saint Louis Catholic Church (D), Saint Rose Catholic Church (E), Bethany Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Upchurch Cemetery (1), Stitch Cemetery (2), Old Bross Cemetery (3), Saint John Cemetery (4), Liberty Township Cemetery (5), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (6), Saint Johns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Lakin Lake (A), Benningtons Lake (B), Mckenna Lake (C), Bock Lake (D), Christopher Lake (E), Johnson Lake (F), Mann Lake (G), Kingman County State Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Rivers and creeks: Kemp Creek (A), Smoots Creek (B), Petyt Creek (C), Pat Creek (D), Painter Creek (E), Mead Creek (F), Spring Creek (G), Fish Creek (H), Coon Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 664 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,879 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $101.43 The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.23% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,272 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.48% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.50% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,272 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.08% Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.34 Corn for grain: 10125 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 193073 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 8964 harvested acres
Kingman County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 1.4 times above overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 12/4/1956, a tornado injured one person
Kingman County-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the county center On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the county center On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the county center On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Kingman County center On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the county center On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Most recent natural disasters:
KansasáSevere Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 25, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1849): June 25, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1849, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
KansasáSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1776): July 9, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
KansasáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3282): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
KansasáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1741): February 1, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
KansasáSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2007 to June 1, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1699): May 6, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
KansasáHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 1, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3236): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
KansasáSevere Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 4, 2005 to January 6, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1579): February 8, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1579, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
KansasáIce Storm, Incident Period: January 29, 2002 to February 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1402): February 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
KansasáSEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 28, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-403): September 28, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-403, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
KansasáSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 2, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-378): May 2, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Kingman County (11) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Births per 1000 population in Kingman County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population in Kingman County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kingman County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,679 (1,540 aged, 139 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.92 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9582.840 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 405.240 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34433.85
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 930.8 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1665.650 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 48.99
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.82 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73.48
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.25
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 6,433 (1,758 male householders, 393 female householders)
1,817 spouses, 2,100 children (1,907 natural, 66 adopted, 127 stepchildren), 118 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 36 other relatives, 127 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 1,235 (540 male householders (460 living alone)), 536 female householders (489 living alone)), 159 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 190 (187 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 1,139 2-persons, 374 3-persons, 340 4-persons, 190 5-persons, 67 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.
97.1% of residents of Kingman County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $50,991,000 ($6078 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $1,012,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,013,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,429,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,104,000 Federal grants: $4,904,000 Federal procurement contracts: $502,000 ($5,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,039,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $200,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,550,000 Federal Government insurance: $18,911,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
55 per 1000 residents
75 per 1000 residents
71 per 1000 residents
47 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: 0
0 per 1000 residents
+14 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -364
-45 per 1000 residents
-21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kingman County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.10 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 8
2000 to 2004: 146
1990 to 1999: 369
1980 to 1989: 319
1970 to 1979: 500
1960 to 1969: 311
1950 to 1959: 343
1940 to 1949: 397
1939 or earlier: 1,326
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kingman County, Kansas
64% of Kingman County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Kansas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 6954
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $25,000
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kingman County