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Montgomery County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2014: 34,065 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 36,252 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,579
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,501
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,682
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,302 (it was 4,221 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 645 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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Races in Montgomery County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 16,714  (49.1%)
Females: 17,351  (50.9%)
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Montgomery County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $42,421 ($30,997 in 1999)

This county:

$42,421
Kansas:

$53,906

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $461 (lower quartile is $345, upper quartile is $557)
This county:

$461
State:

$601


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $75,521 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$75,521
Kansas:

$141,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,399 - $124,920
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $921
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 495
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,377 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,059 (1.6%)

Montgomery County household income distribution in 2009 Montgomery County home values distribution Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.0%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.3%
Montgomery County:

18.3%
Kansas:

13.0%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.9% for other race residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 47 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $398 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: Coffeyville, Independence, Cherryvale, Caney, Dearing, Elk City, Tyro, Liberty, Havana.

Montgomery 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 Montgomery County: Anthony Country Club (A), Anthony Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Attica Wastewater Plant (C), Harper Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Shook (E), Spring (F), Harper County Fairgrounds (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Evangelical Church (A), Chicaskia Baptist Church (B), Crystal Springs Mennonite Church (C), Burchfiel United Methodist Church (D), House of Bread Ministry Center (E), Harper United Methodist Church (F), Anthony Christian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Devore Cemetery (2), Singer Cemetery (3), Cavalry Cemetery (4), Pleasant Valley Cemetery (5), H and S Cemetery (6), Freeport Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Anthony Municipal Lake (A), Paradise Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clearwater Creek (A), Sandy Creek (B), Wildcat Creek (C), Rock Creek (D), Silver Creek (E), Baehr Creek (F), Spring Branch (G), Beaver Creek (H), Plum Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grant County, Oklahoma , Kay County, Oklahoma , Green County, Kentucky , Neosho County , Wright County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,733
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 475 (44% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 130
  • 1990 to 1994: 62
  • 1985 to 1989: 46
  • 1980 to 1984: 58
  • 1975 to 1979: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1965 to 1969: 113
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.2%

Montgomery County marital status for males Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,920
  • One, attached: 154
  • Two: 320
  • 3 or 4: 447
  • 5 to 9: 351
  • 10 to 19: 230
  • 20 or more: 424
  • Mobile homes: 1,345
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 4,283 (257 second mortgage, 237 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,852

Here:

52.6% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montgomery County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,08363
Mainline Protestant4,90423
Catholic2,9004
Other8263
Black Protestant4316
None16,327-
Montgomery 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
Montgomery County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.6%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 352 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $40,192
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.78
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,984
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,763
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.64%
Corn for grain: 23276 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 40342 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 32218 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 308 acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1843209.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/12/2004, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured one person and caused $280,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from Montgomery County center
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) earthquake occurred 237.5 miles away from the 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 238.2 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 316.9 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 327.8 miles away from Montgomery 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 166.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 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 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, 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 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, FLOODING, Incident Period: October 02, 1986 to October 04, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-780: October 22, 1986, FEMA Id: 780, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, High Winds, Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-514: July 13, 1976, FEMA Id: 514, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 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 (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Japan (6%)

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

  • United States or American (21%)
  • German (19%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,102 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,882 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 31 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 61 (0%)
  • Walked: 517 (3%)
  • Other means: 155 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 457 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 477 people in nursing homes
  • 286 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 612 people in college/university student housing
  • 369 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,681.

5.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.03% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($11,722 average AGI)
2.96% relocated from other states ($17,717 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

2.96%
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 Wilson County, KS  0.31% ($24,921 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.28% ($31,657)
from Washington County, OK  0.28% ($29,800)
from Nowata County, OK  0.27% ($27,273)
from Labette County, KS  0.27% ($24,030)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.21% ($23,038)
from Crawford County, KS  0.19% ($22,667)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.64% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($9,913 average AGI)
3.98% relocated to other states ($21,868 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

3.98%
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 Washington County, OK  0.43% ($29,889 average AGI)
to Labette County, KS  0.36% ($22,156)
to Wilson County, KS  0.36% ($21,378)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($35,311)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.33% ($25,829)
to Nowata County, OK  0.29% ($42,324)
to Crawford County, KS  0.28% ($18,657)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Montgomery County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,290 (6,004 aged, 1,286 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 519 (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 Montgomery County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (620)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (493)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (465)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (326)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (259)
  • Unspecified dementia (211)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (207)
  • Congestive heart failure (180)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (169)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (158)

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: 5.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,212
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 415
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,480

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,498
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,319
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 38

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 196.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 102.1
  • Other - 94.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,359
  • In family households: 28,460 (6,749 male householders, 2,663 female householders)
    7,042 spouses, 9,401 children (8,311 natural, 326 adopted, 764 stepchildren), 817 grandchildren, 245 brothers or sisters, 191 parents, 326 other relatives, 898 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,899 (2,312 male householders (1,875 living alone)), 2,658 female householders (2,384 living alone)), 929 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,112 (495 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,578 2-persons, 1,993 3-persons, 1,577 4-persons, 828 5-persons, 285 6-persons, 151 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,259 1-person, 564 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

5,985 married couples with children.
2,217 single-parent households (520 men, 1,697 women).

96.3% of residents of Montgomery County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $237,999,000 ($6,805 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,813,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $109,500,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,121,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,934,000
Federal grants: $49,168,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,478,000 ($537,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,798,000 ($5,554,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,949,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,393,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,862,000

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

Births: 2,365
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,462
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +125
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,678
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.23 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: 217
  • 2000 to 2009: 813
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,281
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,422
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,931
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,338
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,728
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,597
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,117
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 72
  • 3 rooms: 192
  • 4 rooms: 1,051
  • 5 rooms: 2,759
  • 6 rooms: 2,975
  • 7 rooms: 1,666
  • 8 rooms: 1,081
  • 9+ rooms: 884
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 281
  • 3 rooms: 653
  • 4 rooms: 1,064
  • 5 rooms: 1,094
  • 6 rooms: 654
  • 7 rooms: 279
  • 8 rooms: 102
  • 9+ rooms: 60
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 288
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,200
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,326
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,583
  • 5+ bedrooms: 283
  • no bedroom: 58
  • 1 bedroom: 994
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,876
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,026
  • 4 bedrooms: 231
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • no vehicle: 385
  • 1 vehicle: 2,953
  • 2 vehicles: 4,416
  • 3 vehicles: 2,078
  • 4 vehicles: 621
  • 5+ vehicles: 229
  • no vehicle: 799
  • 1 vehicle: 2,053
  • 2 vehicles: 1,070
  • 3 vehicles: 190
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5+ vehicles: 70

56% of Montgomery 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, 43% lived in Kansas.

Montgomery County:

55.6%
State average:

53.5%

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

  • This state: 23,075
  • Northeast: 454
  • Midwest: 3,548
  • South: 6,610
  • West: 1,952

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $23,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Electricity (10.1%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Utility gas (73.8%)
  • Electricity (19.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 430
Here:

10.0%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 123
Here:

5.5%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

5.6%
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)

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,919,000
    Regular Highways: $2,674,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,303,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,175,000
    Police Protection: $1,094,000
    Financial Administration: $777,000
    Central Staff Services: $753,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $591,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $450,000
    General Public Buildings: $388,000
    Sewerage: $147,000
    Fire Protection: $138,000
    Parks & Recreation: $102,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Natural Resources: $26,000
    Higher Education: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $181,000
    Fire Protection: $93,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $13,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,096,000

Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $513,000
    Sewerage: $186,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $421,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $407,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,434,000
    General Support: $507,000
    All Other: $255,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,909,000
    Total General Sales: $3,768,000
    NEC: $237,000
    Other Selective Sales: $82,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000

Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,506,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 962
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 893
  • Number of recipients under 18: 117
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 692
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 153
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 399
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 400
Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38076.0 years
William37277.0 years
Mary35380.1 years
James32574.5 years
Charles27176.3 years
Robert21272.7 years
George20877.9 years
Helen14080.0 years
Ruth13981.7 years
Frank12578.9 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21178.6 years
Johnson14777.0 years
Miller14278.2 years
Wilson12878.1 years
Jones12278.3 years
Brown12277.2 years
Davis7875.2 years
Clark7275.0 years
Thompson6775.7 years
Scott6479.2 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, KS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's2
Arby's2Microtel1
AutoZone2New Balance1
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster2Pizza Hut4
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In4
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell2
H&R Block4Toyota1
Jones New York1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul2
Knights Inn1UPS4
La-Z-Boy3Walgreens1
Lane Furniture4Walmart2
Long John Silver's1