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Labette County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2014: 20,960 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 22,835 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,270
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,924
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,738
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,628 (it was 2,456 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 649 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Labette County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.4%), Educational, health and social services (19.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.6%), Manufacturing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Labette County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 10,376  (49.5%)
Females: 10,584  (50.5%)
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Labette County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Labette County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $42,789 ($30,875 in 1999)

This county:

$42,789
Kansas:

$53,906

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $377 (lower quartile is $260, upper quartile is $477)
This county:

$377
State:

$601


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $75,093 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Labette:

$75,093
Kansas:

$141,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,456 - $127,727
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $962
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 285

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 52
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 50
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,458 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,225 (1.8%)

Labette County household income distribution in 2009 Labette County home values distribution Labette County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 51.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for American Indian residents, 42.7% for other race residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.0%
Labette County:

17.0%
Kansas:

13.0%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for American Indian residents, 35.0% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 49 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 28 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Labette County is $387 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.

Cities in this county include: Parsons, Oswego, Chetopa, Altamont, Edna, Mound Valley, Bartlett, Labette.

Labette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Labette County: Camp Lark (A), Comanche County Fairgrounds (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Labette County include: Wilmore Federated Church (A), Antioch Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crown Hill Cemetery (1), Powell Township Cemetery (2), Protection Cemetery (3), Avilla Cemetery (4), Nescatunga Cemetery (5), Mennonite Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Jug Motte Creek (A), Red Fork Creek (B), Cave Creek (C), Wildcat Creek (D), Dog Creek (E), Indian Creek (F), Mustang Creek (G), Cottonwood Creek (H), Nescatunga Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Labette County: Sunflower Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Union County, New Mexico , Grant County , Green County, Kentucky , Meade County , Trigg County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,066
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 226 (60% naturalized citizens)

Labette County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 42
  • 1985 to 1989: 12
  • 1980 to 1984: 40
  • 1975 to 1979: 20
  • 1970 to 1974: 42
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 52
Note: State values scaled to Labette County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Labette County marital status for males Labette County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,561
  • One, attached: 80
  • Two: 282
  • 3 or 4: 261
  • 5 to 9: 214
  • 10 to 19: 50
  • 20 or more: 200
  • Mobile homes: 653
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Labette County with a mortgage: 2,510 (188 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,403

Here:

51.1% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Labette County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,78037
Mainline Protestant4,71322
Catholic1,0002
Other2582
Black Protestant1231
None10,733-
Labette 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: 6
Labette County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Labette County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Labette County:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Labette County:

30.8%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Labette County:

Average size of farms: 406 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,229
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $105.66
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $63,547
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,312
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.45%
Corn for grain: 11911 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 54044 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 40191 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,275 acres

Tornado activity:

Labette County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1797248.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 fatalities and 65 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/4/2007, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Labette County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 220.5 miles away from Labette County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 221.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 304.0 miles away from Labette County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 315.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, 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: 1849, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1711: July 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2004 to July 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1535: August 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1535, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1462: May 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1462, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 29, 2002 to February 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1402: February 06, 2002, FEMA Id: 1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms And Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 19, 2000 to April 20, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1327: May 03, 2000, FEMA Id: 1327, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Labette County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

  • India (22%)
  • Panama (12%)
  • Thailand (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)

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

  • United States or American (23%)
  • German (21%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Labette County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,698 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,054 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 361 (3%)
  • Other means: 95 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 435 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 348 people in nursing homes
  • 201 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 182 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 191 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,258.

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.50% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($13,940 average AGI)
2.04% relocated from other states ($13,774 average AGI)
Labette County:

2.04%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, KS  0.54% ($25,289 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.54% ($22,156)
from Neosho County, KS  0.31% ($23,962)
from Cherokee County, KS  0.27% ($21,826)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.17% ($29,500)
from Jasper County, MO  0.16% ($18,692)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.13% ($30,455)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.75% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($14,171 average AGI)
2.52% relocated to other states ($14,991 average AGI)
Labette County:

2.52%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crawford County, KS  0.46% ($22,051 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KS  0.39% ($24,030)
to Neosho County, KS  0.39% ($27,545)
to Jasper County, MO  0.26% ($28,409)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.22% ($31,316)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.20% ($24,353)
to Johnson County, KS  0.15% ($29,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Labette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Labette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Labette County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Labette County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Labette County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,360 (3,436 aged, 924 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 337 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (425)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (273)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (248)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (224)
  • Congestive heart failure (197)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (156)
  • Unspecified dementia (147)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (145)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (107)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (98)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,837
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 368
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,170

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,141
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,376
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 36

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,127
  • In family households: 17,440 (4,140 male householders, 1,593 female householders)
    4,275 spouses, 5,874 children (5,244 natural, 176 adopted, 454 stepchildren), 509 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 164 other relatives, 585 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,687 (1,469 male householders (1,190 living alone)), 1,620 female householders (1,473 living alone)), 598 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 480 (285 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,792 2-persons, 1,222 3-persons, 952 4-persons, 457 5-persons, 189 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,663 1-person, 334 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

3,900 married couples with children.
1,499 single-parent households (365 men, 1,134 women).

97.0% of residents of Labette County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $163,225,000 ($7,330 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $25,273,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,232,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,279,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,828,000
Federal grants: $31,435,000
Federal procurement contracts: $20,741,000 ($19,593,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,711,000 ($2,962,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,132,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,951,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,186,000

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

Births: 1,388
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,583
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +16
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -461
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Labette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.88 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 129
  • 2000 to 2009: 633
  • 1990 to 1999: 748
  • 1980 to 1989: 894
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,524
  • 1960 to 1969: 821
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,307
  • 1940 to 1949: 938
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,023
Note: State values scaled to Labette population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Labette County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Labette County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 147
  • 4 rooms: 712
  • 5 rooms: 1,841
  • 6 rooms: 1,713
  • 7 rooms: 1,086
  • 8 rooms: 693
  • 9+ rooms: 505
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 134
  • 3 rooms: 450
  • 4 rooms: 529
  • 5 rooms: 676
  • 6 rooms: 357
  • 7 rooms: 165
  • 8 rooms: 68
  • 9+ rooms: 41
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Labette County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Labette County population
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 217
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,118
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,239
  • 4 bedrooms: 943
  • 5+ bedrooms: 219
  • no bedroom: 47
  • 1 bedroom: 582
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,011
  • 3 bedrooms: 657
  • 4 bedrooms: 131
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
Cars and other vehicles available in Labette County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Labette County population
  • no vehicle: 321
  • 1 vehicle: 1,517
  • 2 vehicles: 2,790
  • 3 vehicles: 1,403
  • 4 vehicles: 452
  • 5+ vehicles: 255
  • no vehicle: 460
  • 1 vehicle: 1,189
  • 2 vehicles: 609
  • 3 vehicles: 140
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

58% of Labette County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Kansas.

Labette County:

57.6%
State average:

53.5%

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

  • This state: 16,168
  • Northeast: 181
  • Midwest: 2,555
  • South: 2,647
  • West: 979

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Labette County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.3%)
  • Electricity (8.7%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (67.5%)
  • Electricity (22.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.7%)
  • Wood (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

0.3%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

2.3%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Labette County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $30,748,000
    Regular Highways: $2,179,000
    Police Protection: $805,000
    Health Services - Other: $792,000
    Corrections - Other: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $582,000
    Financial Administration: $444,000
    General - Other: $349,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $284,000
    Central Staff Services: $273,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $232,000
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $264,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,138,000
    Natural Resources: $25,000
    Higher Education: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $347,000
    Regular Highways: $189,000
    General Public Building: $94,000
    Police Protection: $62,000
    Corrections - Other: $39,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Judicial: $19,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,736,000

Labette County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,748,000
    All Other: $647,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $361,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $83,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $784,000
    General Support: $296,000
    Health & Hospitals: $112,000
    All Other: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,714,000
    Total General Sales: $1,949,000
    NEC: $149,000
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000

Labette County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,406,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,170,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,043,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,533,000

Labette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,424,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,683,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 639
  • Number of aged recipients: 52
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 587
  • Number of recipients under 18: 81
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 459
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 99
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 248
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 249
Labette County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Labette County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Labette County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23680.2 years
John22576.8 years
William21377.5 years
James16374.7 years
Robert15173.4 years
Charles14675.8 years
George11778.9 years
Helen8181.3 years
Mildred7880.6 years
Ruth7879.7 years
Most common last names in Labette County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14777.6 years
Jones8174.7 years
Johnson7774.6 years
Brown7078.0 years
Davis5375.6 years
Williams4974.9 years
Moore4682.6 years
Wilson4675.2 years
Taylor4480.3 years
Walker4079.9 years
Businesses in Labette County, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In2
Ace Hardware1Sears1
Best Western1Sleep Inn1
Burger King1Subway2
Chevrolet1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy2U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut2