Logan County, Kansas (KS)

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County population in 2012: 2,784 (all rural); it was 3,046 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 425
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 444
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 949
Renter-occupied apartments: 350 (it was 294 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 1073 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Logan County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (46.2%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Logan County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 1,363  (53.4%)
Females: 1,393  (46.6%)
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Logan County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Logan County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,472 ($32,131 in 1999)

This county:

$41472
Kansas:

$50972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $392 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $460)
This county:

$392
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,436 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Logan:

$73,436
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,368 - $116,787
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $926
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 41
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,100

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,195 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $882 (1.5%)

Logan County household income distribution in 2009 Logan County home values distribution Logan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
Logan County:

13.0%
Kansas:

14.0%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Logan County is $378 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oakley, Winona, Russell Springs.

Logan 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 Logan County: Winona Wastewater Plant (A), Oakley Landfill (B), Oakley Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 9 (D), Keystone Gallery (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Logan County include: Bethesda Lutheran Church (A), Country Chapel (B), Little Eagle Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Keystone Cemetery (2), Russell Springs Cemetery (3), Monument Cemetery (4), Page Cemetery (5), Winona Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Twin Butte Creek (A), Chalk Creek (B), North Fork Smoky Hill River (C), Lake Creek (D), Turkey Creek (E), Ladder Creek (F), Sixmile Creek (G), Spring Creek (H), Sand Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Logan County include: Logan State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (1), Logan County State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gove County , Scott County , Sherman County , Thomas County , Wallace County , Wichita County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.0%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 86
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 18 (56% naturalized citizens)

Logan County:

0.6%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 4
  • 1980 to 1984: 2
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 3

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.1%

Logan County marital status for males Logan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Logan County with a mortgage: 317 (16 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 465

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Logan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,0847
Mainline Protestant6254
Catholic5771
Other--
None470-
Logan 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
Logan County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

30.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Logan County:

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

28.8%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Logan County:

Average size of farms: 1918 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $126,410
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $87.57
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $126,339
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $173,127
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.01%
Corn for grain: 9152 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 109710 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1389 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Logan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 21255184.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Logan County-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.4 miles away from Logan County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from Logan County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Logan County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Korea (39%)
  • Philippines (22%)
  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (11%)

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

  • German (46%)
  • United States or American (18%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Logan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,176 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 102 (7%)
  • Walked: 86 (6%)
  • Other means: 14 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

57 people in nursing homes
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,132.

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.12% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($25,696 average AGI)
1.93% relocated from other states ($8,652 average AGI)
Logan County:

1.93%
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 Thomas County, KS  1.23% ($23,929 average AGI)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.30% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($21,075 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($4,888 average AGI)
Logan County:

1.65%
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 Thomas County, KS  1.04% ($23,667 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Logan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Logan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Logan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 680 (630 aged, 50 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 35.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9444.640
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 2122.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 72868.77

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 966.360
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1360.060
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35.79

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 66.96
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 178.950

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 35.79

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,715

Size of family households: 421 2-persons, 134 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 416 1-person, 40 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

651 married couples with children.
97 single-parent households (28 men, 69 women).

98.2% of residents of Logan County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (27% speak English very well, 73% speak English well).
0.1% 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 well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $33,955,000 ($12011 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $164,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $8,752,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,014,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,929,000
Federal grants: $3,306,000
Federal procurement contracts: $149,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $806,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,013,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,902,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,859,000

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

Births: 173
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 192
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -222
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Logan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 31
  • 1990 to 1999: 52
  • 1980 to 1989: 203
  • 1970 to 1979: 224
  • 1960 to 1969: 202
  • 1950 to 1959: 225
  • 1940 to 1949: 155
  • 1939 or earlier: 327
Rooms in houses/apartments in Logan County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 23
  • 4 rooms: 87
  • 5 rooms: 175
  • 6 rooms: 183
  • 7 rooms: 140
  • 8 rooms: 125
  • 9+ rooms: 209
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 55
  • 4 rooms: 55
  • 5 rooms: 60
  • 6 rooms: 28
  • 7 rooms: 39
  • 8 rooms: 22
  • 9+ rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Logan County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 35
  • 2 bedrooms: 211
  • 3 bedrooms: 347
  • 4 bedrooms: 238
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 53
  • 2 bedrooms: 116
  • 3 bedrooms: 59
  • 4 bedrooms: 48
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
Cars and other vehicles available in Logan County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 260
  • 2 vehicles: 347
  • 3 vehicles: 224
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 41
  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 117
  • 2 vehicles: 96
  • 3 vehicles: 35
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

68% of Logan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Kansas.

Logan County:

67.7%
State average:

53.5%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $13,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Logan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.2%)
  • Electricity (3.0%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (65.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.8%)
  • Electricity (10.5%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 39
Here:

11.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

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

0.0%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

14.1%
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)

Logan County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $3,687,000
    Health Services - Other: $574,000
    General - Other: $539,000
    Regular Highways: $486,000
    General Public Buildings: $159,000
    Financial Administration: $150,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Police Protection: $129,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,000
    Fire Protection: $53,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $138,000
    Higher Education: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $197,000
    General - Other: $197,000
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Judicial: $6,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,835,000

Logan County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,264,000
    Regular Highways: $104,000
    All Other: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $308,000
    Interest Earnings: $87,000
    Property Sale Other: $36,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $215,000
    Health & Hospitals: $89,000
    General Support: $78,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    Total General Sales: $278,000
    NEC: $30,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000

Logan County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $120,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $80,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000

Logan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,456,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Logan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Logan County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Logan County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3477.5 years
Mary3382.3 years
William2478.0 years
Charles2278.5 years
Frank1781.6 years
Joseph1583.5 years
Fred1382.9 years
Robert1368.4 years
Harry1381.8 years
Florence1286.8 years
Most common last names in Logan County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1477.6 years
Robben1273.4 years
Albers1184.7 years
Beckman1074.6 years
Sowers981.1 years
Lewallen878.5 years
Plummer880.1 years
Glassman877.7 years
Scott872.2 years
Stoecker881.2 years
Businesses in Logan County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
FedEx1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1
Rodeway Inn1UPS1

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