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Neosho County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2014: 16,416 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 16,997 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,625
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,193
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,022
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,827 (it was 1,717 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 572 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Neosho County: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.2%), Educational, health and social services (15.4%), Construction (12.0%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Neosho County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 8,103  (49.4%)
Females: 8,313  (50.6%)
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Neosho County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Neosho County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,602 ($32,167 in 1999)

This county:

$44,602
Kansas:

$53,906

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $416 (lower quartile is $332, upper quartile is $492)
This county:

$416
State:

$601


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $74,665 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Neosho:

$74,665
Kansas:

$141,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,558 - $131,722
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $919
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 234

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 54
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,424 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,277 (1.8%)

Neosho County household income distribution in 2009 Neosho County home values distribution Neosho County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.6%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.5% for Black residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.9%
Neosho County:

17.9%
Kansas:

13.0%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.7% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 20 years old, American Indian residents: 20 years old, Asian residents: 19 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 53 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Neosho 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 $591 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chanute, Erie, St. Paul, Thayer, Galesburg, Stark, Earlton.

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

2012 air pollution in Neosho County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 22.1 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Neosho County: Cheney State Park Giefer Hill Campground (A), Zenda Wastewater Plant (B), Spivey Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Nashville Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Browns Spur (E), Camp Mennoscah (F), Norwich Wastewater Plant (G), Cunningham Wastewater Treatment Plant (H), Kingman Country Club (I), Cheney State Park Smarsh Creek Campground (J), Cheney State Park Harding Hill Campground (K), Cheney State Park West Boat Ramp (L), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Cheney State Park (M), Forest Home Grange Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Neosho County include: Willowdale Parish Center (A), Kingman Mennonite Church (B), Saint Leo the Great Catholic Church (C), Saint Louis Catholic Church (D), Saint Rose Catholic Church (E), Bethany Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Upchurch Cemetery (1), Stitch Cemetery (2), Old Bross Cemetery (3), Saint John Cemetery (4), Liberty Township Cemetery (5), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (6), Saint Johns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lakin Lake (A), Benningtons Lake (B), Mckenna Lake (C), Bock Lake (D), Christopher Lake (E), Johnson Lake (F), Mann Lake (G), Kingman County State Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Kemp Creek (A), Smoots Creek (B), Petyt Creek (C), Pat Creek (D), Painter Creek (E), Mead Creek (F), Spring Creek (G), Fish Creek (H), Coon Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Neighboring counties: Ford County , Harvey County , Green County, Kentucky , Montgomery County , Polk County, Missouri , Wright County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 751
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 114 (51% naturalized citizens)

Neosho County:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 32
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 10
  • 1980 to 1984: 14
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 32
Note: State values scaled to Neosho County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.7%

Neosho County marital status for males Neosho County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,153
  • One, attached: 77
  • Two: 236
  • 3 or 4: 165
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 or more: 84
  • Mobile homes: 586
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Neosho County with a mortgage: 1,884 (74 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,750

Here:

51.8% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Neosho County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,47514
Evangelical Protestant3,00021
Catholic2,5003
Black Protestant3092
Other1352
None7,093-
Neosho 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: 4
Neosho County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Neosho County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Neosho County:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Neosho County:

29.3%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Neosho County:

Average size of farms: 444 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,552
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $107.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,678
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,767
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.92%
Corn for grain: 17871 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 38393 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 56736 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,496 acres

Tornado activity:

Neosho County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 3012919.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/4/1956, a tornado injured one person

Earthquake activity:

Neosho 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 241.1 miles away from Neosho 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 242.2 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 211.6 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 309.9 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 313.2 miles away from Neosho 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 321.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, 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 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: June 30, 2005 to July 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1600: August 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 1600, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Neosho County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, 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 (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

  • Vietnam (22%)
  • United Kingdom (20%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Other Western Europe (4%)

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

  • German (30%)
  • United States or American (18%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Neosho County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,488 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 838 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (1%)
  • Walked: 147 (2%)
  • Other means: 41 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 348 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 149 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 210 people in college/university student housing
  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 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 $42,729.

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.76% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($19,786 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($8,969 average AGI)
Neosho County:

1.62%
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 Allen County, KS  0.65% ($23,026 average AGI)
from Labette County, KS  0.55% ($27,545)
from Crawford County, KS  0.45% ($24,074)
from Wilson County, KS  0.30% ($41,333)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.27% ($33,625)
from Douglas County, KS  0.18% ($37,000)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.15% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($18,861 average AGI)
1.84% relocated to other states ($8,327 average AGI)
Neosho County:

1.84%
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 Allen County, KS  0.80% ($22,271 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.48% ($26,931)
to Labette County, KS  0.43% ($23,962)
to Wilson County, KS  0.38% ($21,913)
to Johnson County, KS  0.32% ($34,316)
to Montgomery County, KS  0.28% ($29,941)
to Jasper County, MO  0.22% ($38,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Neosho County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Neosho County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Neosho County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Neosho County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Neosho County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,316 (2,790 aged, 526 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 320 (8%)

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 Neosho County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (262)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (235)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (226)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (160)
  • Congestive heart failure (141)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (133)
  • Unspecified dementia (116)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (89)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (87)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (65)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,310
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 356
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,097

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,252
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,101
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 30

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,062
  • In family households: 13,536 (3,444 male householders, 1,031 female householders)
    3,502 spouses, 4,551 children (4,005 natural, 148 adopted, 398 stepchildren), 278 grandchildren, 77 brothers or sisters, 70 parents, 84 other relatives, 447 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,526 (1,002 male householders (851 living alone)), 1,168 female householders (1,051 living alone)), 356 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 450 (234 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,223 2-persons, 923 3-persons, 715 4-persons, 378 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 84 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,902 1-person, 215 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,182 married couples with children.
896 single-parent households (258 men, 638 women).

97.0% of residents of Neosho County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English well, 37% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $98,180,000 ($5,931 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,479,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,090,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,057,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,960,000
Federal grants: $15,923,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,437,000 ($1,568,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,713,000 ($212,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $329,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,267,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,934,000

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

Births: 1,102
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,099
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -465
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Neosho County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.23 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: 155
  • 2000 to 2009: 466
  • 1990 to 1999: 419
  • 1980 to 1989: 657
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,104
  • 1960 to 1969: 812
  • 1950 to 1959: 720
  • 1940 to 1949: 589
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,747
Note: State values scaled to Neosho population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Neosho County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Neosho County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 103
  • 4 rooms: 614
  • 5 rooms: 1,297
  • 6 rooms: 1,177
  • 7 rooms: 840
  • 8 rooms: 527
  • 9+ rooms: 448
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 91
  • 3 rooms: 298
  • 4 rooms: 403
  • 5 rooms: 468
  • 6 rooms: 268
  • 7 rooms: 114
  • 8 rooms: 33
  • 9+ rooms: 29
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Neosho County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Neosho County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 196
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,441
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,437
  • 4 bedrooms: 778
  • 5+ bedrooms: 170
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 452
  • 2 bedrooms: 664
  • 3 bedrooms: 492
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
Cars and other vehicles available in Neosho County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Neosho County population
  • no vehicle: 123
  • 1 vehicle: 1,133
  • 2 vehicles: 2,078
  • 3 vehicles: 1,088
  • 4 vehicles: 422
  • 5+ vehicles: 178
  • no vehicle: 211
  • 1 vehicle: 933
  • 2 vehicles: 469
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

60% of Neosho County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Kansas.

Neosho County:

60.3%
State average:

53.5%

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

  • This state: 12,938
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 1,387
  • South: 1,551
  • West: 799

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $38,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Neosho County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.5%)
  • Electricity (6.6%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (69.1%)
  • Electricity (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 128
Here:

6.3%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

1.9%
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)

Neosho County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $173,000
    Hospitals: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $19,875,000
    Regular Highways: $1,776,000
    General - Other: $1,743,000
    Health - Other: $620,000
    Police Protection: $570,000
    Correctional Institutions: $511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $415,000
    Financial Administration: $278,000
    General Public Buildings: $278,000
    Central Staff Services: $202,000
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $175,000
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $528,000
    Other Higher Education: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $598,000
    Regular Highways: $288,000
    General - Other: $277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
    Financial Administration: $25,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,537,000

Neosho County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $21,396,000
    All Other: $711,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $501,000
    Interest Earnings: $197,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,095,000
    Health and Hospitals: $216,000
    All Other: $15,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,791,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,106,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $371,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $51,000
    Severance: $40,000
    NEC: $11,000

Neosho County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,745,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,225,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $520,000

Neosho County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,889,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,752,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 365
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 340
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 245
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 152
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 144
Neosho County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Neosho County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16676.3 years
Mary14781.0 years
Charles12676.7 years
William11777.0 years
George11178.0 years
Robert10571.9 years
James10074.4 years
Ruth7481.1 years
Fred6578.0 years
Ralph5775.7 years
Most common last names in Neosho County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7577.3 years
Johnson7080.4 years
Taylor5081.0 years
Wilson4577.5 years
Nelson4083.6 years
Williams3877.3 years
Brown3779.0 years
Anderson3779.3 years
Jones3679.7 years
Allen3276.7 years
Businesses in Neosho County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
FedEx3Nike2
Ford1Pizza Hut1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
JCPenney1Super 81
Knights Inn1True Value1
La-Z-Boy2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS2
Maurices1Walmart1

Neosho County on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"