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Kingman County, Kansas (KS)


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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:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 863 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Kingman County, Kansas:


Median resident age:  44.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Males: 3,898  (54.1%)
Females: 3,960  (45.9%)

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Average household size:
Kingman County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,481 ($37,790 in 1999)
This county:

$44481
Kansas:

$47817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $401 (lower quartile is $288, upper quartile is $459)
This county:

$401
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $81,125 (it was $61,200 in 2000)
Kingman County:

$81,125
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,178 - $134,923

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $124,785
Here:

$124,785
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $346,135
Here:

$346,135
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $56,788
Here:

$56,788
State:

$34,057
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,063
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Institutionalized population: 187

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


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


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Single-family new house construction building permits:


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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%)


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


Kingman County contract rent distribution in 2009

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:
This county:

10.6%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

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.

Cities in this county include: Kingman, Norwich, Cunningham, Zenda, Nashville, Spivey, Penalosa.

Kingman 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 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

Park in Kingman County: Kingman State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Barber County , Harper County , Pratt County , Reno County , Sedgwick County , Sumner County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 248
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 30 (37% naturalized citizens)

Kingman County:

0.3%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.6%

Kingman County marital status for males
Kingman County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Kingman County with a mortgage: 852 (68 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 883

Here:

49.1% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.18%
Here69.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 6,000
Total congregations: 28

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents2,199 (36.6%)1,271 (21.2%)543 (9.1%)486 (8.1%)341 (5.7%)
Congregations5 (17.9%)6 (21.4%)2 (7.1%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristMennonite Church USAChurches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents307 (5.1%)227 (3.8%)174 (2.9%)139 (2.3%)313 (5.2%)
Congregations2 (7.1%)1 (3.6%)3 (10.7%)1 (3.6%)6 (21.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Kingman County - Kingman, Norwich, Cunningham, Zenda, Nashville

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Kingman County:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kingman County:

3.8%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Kingman County:

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

Tornado activity:

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

Earthquake activity:

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:


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).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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




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





Kingman County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,038 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 560 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 104 (3%)
  • Other means: 23 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 233 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $44,191.

6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Kansas average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.90% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($22,510 average AGI)
1.63% relocated from other states ($7,857 average AGI)
Kingman County:

1.63%
Kansas average:

3.56%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  1.90% ($34,649 average AGI)
from Reno County, KS  0.90% ($21,148)
from Pratt County, KS  0.50% ($27,333)


8.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,272 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
Kansas average:

7.67%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.05% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($24,862 average AGI)
2.26% relocated to other states ($8,409 average AGI)
Kingman County:

2.26%
Kansas average:

3.95%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sedgwick County, KS  2.75% ($34,881 average AGI)
to Reno County, KS  0.65% ($33,150)
to Pratt County, KS  0.39% ($27,833)
to Harper County, KS  0.33% ($32,400)

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:

Households: 7,668

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.

Size of nonfamily households: 949 1-person, 108 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-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:

Births: 447
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 578
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -364
Here -45 per 1000 residents
State -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:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Kingman County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 27
  • 4 rooms: 203
  • 5 rooms: 654
  • 6 rooms: 633
  • 7 rooms: 452
  • 8 rooms: 307
  • 9+ rooms: 344
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 150
  • 4 rooms: 150
  • 5 rooms: 139
  • 6 rooms: 79
  • 7 rooms: 107
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kingman County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 102
  • 2 bedrooms: 753
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,208
  • 4 bedrooms: 419
  • 5+ bedrooms: 152
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 202
  • 2 bedrooms: 257
  • 3 bedrooms: 213
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Kingman County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 44
  • 1 vehicle: 608
  • 2 vehicles: 1,074
  • 3 vehicles: 595
  • 4 vehicles: 182
  • 5+ vehicles: 131
  • no vehicle: 61
  • 1 vehicle: 313
  • 2 vehicles: 248
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5+ vehicles: 18

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.

Kingman County:

63.8%
State average:

53.5%


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


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
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (55.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.6%)
  • Electricity (6.8%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (57.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.0%)
  • Electricity (15.5%)
  • Wood (2.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 91
Here:

8.1%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

12.4%
Kansas:

13.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Kingman County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Kingman County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Kingman County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Kingman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Kingman County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8078.8 years
Mary5781.9 years
William4977.9 years
Robert4773.5 years
James3778.8 years
George3579.1 years
Anna3188.3 years
Charles3176.4 years
Roy2882.2 years
Helen2784.0 years
Most common last names in Kingman County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3276.5 years
Kaufman2181.1 years
Brown2174.4 years
Fieser1685.9 years
Jones1567.4 years
Miller1579.8 years
Williams1583.2 years
Cheatum1577.4 years
Clark1576.3 years
Krehbiel1380.8 years
Businesses in Kingman County, KS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1RadioShack1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Lane Furniture1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value2
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
Browse common businesses in Kingman County, KS

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