Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Kiowa County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 2,507 (all rural); it was 3,278 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 330
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 377
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 980
Renter-occupied apartments: 307 (it was 385 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 722 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Kiowa County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.3%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

  • Races in Kiowa County, KS (2019)
    • 2,20888.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1646.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 773.1%Two or more races
    • 190.8%Asian alone
    • 170.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 150.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,212  (48.4%)
Females: 1,295  (51.6%)
Kiowa County, KS forum
Recent posts about Kiowa County, Kansas on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users:
Sad about Greensburg,KS  (53 replies)
Average household size:
Kiowa County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,499 ($31,576 in 1999)
This county:

$55,499
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $513 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $642)
This county:

$513
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,373 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Kiowa:

$122,373
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,739 - $217,890

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $174,019
Here:

$174,019
State:

$207,668

Townhouses or other attached units: $194,451
Here:

$194,451
State:

$194,239

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,412
Here:

$110,412
State:

$149,596

Mobile homes: $45,525
Here:

$45,525
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,145
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $436

Institutionalized population: 48

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 3
Kiowa County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 77 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $230,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kiowa, KS residents
Average permit cost in Kiowa, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,529 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,689 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Kiowa, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kiowa, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kiowa, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.4%
Kiowa County:

6.4%
Kansas:

11.4%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 26.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.2 years old
(Males: 43.8 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 20.7 years old, American Indian residents: 21.9 years old, Asian residents: 45.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.7 years old, Other race residents: 17.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kiowa 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: Greensburg, Haviland, Mullinville.

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

Click to draw/clear Kiowa County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kiowa County: Neodesha Water Plant (A), Altoona Sewer Treatment Plant (B), Kansas Department of Transportation Neodesha Rest Area (C), Westminster Woods Camp (D), Camp Cauble (E), Fredonia Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Buffalo Wastewater Treatment Plant (G), Fredonia Country Club (H), Hidden Haven Camp (I), Camp Crawford (J), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 7 (K), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 6 (L), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 4 (M), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 3 (N), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 17 (O), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 15 (P), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 13 (Q), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 11 (R), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 10 (S), Wilson County Rural Fire District Station 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kiowa County include: Zion Church (A), Colfax Baptist Church (B), Center Ridge Church (C), Pleasant Valley Church (D), Buxton Christian Church (E), Maple Grove Bethel Church of God (F), Harrison Church (G), Emmanuel Church of God in Christ Mennonite Church (H), First Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Star Cemetery (1), Ross Cemetery (2), Varner Cemetery (3), Grandview Cemetery (4), Butner Cemetery (5), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (6), Bachelder Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Leonards Lake (A), Shafer Lake (B), Wilson County State Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chetopa Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Washington Branch (C), East Rainbow Creek (D), West Rainbow Creek (E), Middle Duck Creek (F), South Duck Creek (G), Willow Creek (H), Pumpkin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kiowa County include: Wilson State Fishing Lake (1), Wilson County State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bedford County, Virginia , Breckinridge County, Kentucky , Somerset County, Maryland , Reno County , Seward County , Wilson County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 150
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 104 (34.1% naturalized citizens)

Kiowa County:

4.2%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.5%

Kiowa County marital status for males Kiowa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,046
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • 20 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 62

Housing units in Kiowa County with a mortgage: 263 (4 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 448

Here:

37.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kiowa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9977
Mainline Protestant9325
Catholic1571
Other1-
None466-
Kiowa 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
Kiowa County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



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

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kiowa County:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Kiowa County:

28.5%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Kiowa County:

Average size of farms: 1147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $96,282
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $169.51
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $89,167
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.79%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $115,282
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 62 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.99
Corn for grain: 24236 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 55749 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1885 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10354 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Kiowa County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 7156658.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Kiowa County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 779% 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 151.4 miles away from Kiowa County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 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 81.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from Kiowa County center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 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 Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: September 1, 2018 - September 8, 2018, FEMA Id: 4403, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 13, 2017 - January 16, 2017, FEMA Id: 4304, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, 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, 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 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
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kiowa County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kiowa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,140 (82.7%)
  • Carpooled: 58 (4.2%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 59 (4.3%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (7.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (75%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Peru (3%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kiowa County


  • German (27%)
  • American (20%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 55 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 97 people in college/university student housing
  • 46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,469.

3.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.22% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($40,448 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.42% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($35,780 average AGI)
2.82% relocated to other states ($21,220 average AGI)
Kiowa County:

2.82%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Kiowa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Kiowa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kiowa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 641 (574 aged, 67 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 71 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 32.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,936
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 811
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,864

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,307
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,206

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,507
  • Male householders: 555 (153 living alone), Female householders: 437 (152 living alone)
  • 582 spouses (579 opposite-sex spouses), 18 unmarried partners, (14 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 591 children (530 natural, 47 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 0 foster children, 8 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 190

Size of family households: 403 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 66 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 312 1-person, 38 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

442 married couples with children.
75 single-parent households (19 men, 56 women).

92.4% of residents of Kiowa speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $27,461,000 ($8,904 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $270,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,955,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,016,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,060,000
Federal grants: $2,933,000
Federal procurement contracts: $299,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,198,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $564,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $168,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,228,000

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

Births: 199
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 190
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -308
Here -103 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kiowa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • 162014 or later
  • 652010 to 2013
  • 2912000 to 2009
  • 511990 to 1999
  • 571980 to 1989
  • 1161970 to 1979
  • 1181960 to 1969
  • 921950 to 1959
  • 981940 to 1949
  • 3211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kiowa County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 454 rooms
  • 755 rooms
  • 1646 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 1098 rooms
  • 2119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • 51 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 444 rooms
  • 705 rooms
  • 486 rooms
  • 357 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kiowa County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 1112 bedrooms
  • 2683 bedrooms
  • 2044 bedrooms
  • 955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Kansas
  • 5no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 1092 bedrooms
  • 733 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 9no vehicle
  • 1391 vehicle
  • 2452 vehicles
  • 1923 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 38no vehicle
  • 1161 vehicle
  • 992 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

93.1% of Kiowa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Kansas.

Kiowa County:

93.1%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 1,662
  • Other state: 704
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 188
  • South: 242
  • West: 238
Year householders moved into unit in Kiowa County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kiowa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

14.9%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

43.9%
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

Kiowa County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,305,000
    General - Other: $2,053,000
    Financial Administration: $883,000
    Police Protection: $704,000
    Health - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $388,000
    Correctional Institutions: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
    Libraries: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,301,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,691,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $700,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,539,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $154,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,698,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $176,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,124,000

Kiowa County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,305,000
    General - Other: $2,053,000
    Financial Administration: $883,000
    Police Protection: $704,000
    Health - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $388,000
    Correctional Institutions: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
    Libraries: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,301,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,691,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $700,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,539,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $154,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,698,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $176,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,124,000

Kiowa County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,305,000
    General - Other: $2,053,000
    Financial Administration: $883,000
    Police Protection: $704,000
    Health - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $388,000
    Correctional Institutions: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
    Libraries: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,301,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,691,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $700,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,539,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $154,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,698,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $176,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,124,000

Kiowa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,305,000
    General - Other: $2,053,000
    Financial Administration: $883,000
    Police Protection: $704,000
    Health - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $388,000
    Correctional Institutions: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $93,000
    Libraries: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,301,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,691,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $700,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,539,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $154,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,698,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $176,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,124,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 72
  • Number of aged recipients: 4
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 68
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 61
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 38
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 22
Most common first names in Kiowa County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3879.7 years
John3474.7 years
James2475.0 years
Mary2280.9 years
George1977.0 years
Ethel1981.2 years
Ruth1878.2 years
Charles1781.3 years
Myrtle1586.1 years
Florence1583.4 years
Most common last names in Kiowa County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schmidt2979.0 years
Miller2380.7 years
Smith2075.3 years
Koehn1777.8 years
Brown1672.9 years
Williams1577.9 years
Unruh1580.6 years
Barnes1376.4 years
Thompson1382.5 years
Price1274.7 years
Businesses in Kiowa County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1UPS1
Kroger1

Kiowa County on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"