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Osborne County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 3,757 (all rural); it was 4,452 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 499
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 836
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,524
Renter-occupied apartments: 407 (it was 416 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 892 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Osborne County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (55.4%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 22%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 76%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Osborne County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:

48.7 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years
Males: 1,876  (50.0%)
Females: 1,881  (50.0%)
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Osborne County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Osborne County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,486 ($29,145 in 1999)

This county:

$42,486
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $346 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $458)
This county:

$346
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,364 (it was $36,200 in 2000)
Osborne:

$64,364
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $26,346 - $115,327
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $973
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 100

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $329,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Osborne, KS residents
Average permit cost in Osborne, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,360 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,012 (1.7%)

Osborne County household income distribution in 2013 Osborne County home values distribution in 2013 Osborne County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.9%
Osborne County:

15.9%
Kansas:

12.1%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.7 years old
(Males: 46.7 years old, Females: 49.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.6 years old, Black residents: 9.1 years old, American Indian residents: 58.2 years old, Asian residents: 40.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 10.4 years old, Other race residents: 3.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Osborne 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: Osborne, Downs, Natoma, Portis, Alton.

Osborne 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 Osborne County: Hunter Wastewater Plant (A), Tipton Wastewater Plant (B), Glen Elder Sewer Treatment Plant (C), Glen Elder State Park Uskuts Campground (D), Glen Elder State Park Sioux Campground (E), Glen Elder State Park Pawnee Campground (F), Glen Elder State Park Osage Campground (G), Glen Elder State Park Kiowa Campground (H), Glen Elder State Park Kaw Campground (I), Glen Elder State Park Kanza Campground (J), Glen Elder State Park Cheyenne Campground (K), Glen Elder State Park Arikaree Campground (L), Agmark Grain Elevator Number 17 (M), Lakeside Golf Course (N), Glen Elder State Park Rangers Office (O), Glen Elder State Park Visitors Center (P), Mitchell County Rural Fire District 3 Station D (Q), Mitchell County Rural Fire District 3 Station C (R), Mitchell County Rural Fire District 3 Station B (S), Mitchell County Rural Fire District 3 Station A (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Osborne County include: Plainview Church (A), Glenview Church (B), Naomi Church (C), Hopewell Church (D), Pleasant View United Methodist Church (E), Green Mound Church (F), Saltville Church (G), Round Springs Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Hope Cemetery (1), Shiloh Cemetery (2), Rose Valley Cemetery (3), Saint Boniface Cemetery (4), Union Cemetery (5), Pleasant Valley Cemetery (6), Honey Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Waconda Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Solomon River (A), Fifth Creek (B), Rock Creek (C), Cole Creek (D), Little Creek (E), Antelope Creek (F), Marshall Creek (G), Leban Creek (H), Indian Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Osborne County include: Glen Elder State Park (1), Glen Elder Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Churchill County, Nevada , Dearborn County, Indiana , Geary County , Rooks County , Shelby County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 72
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 45 (44.0% naturalized citizens)

Osborne County:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 292010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.6%

Osborne County marital status for males Osborne County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,908
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 117
  • 3 or 4: 33
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 76

Housing units in Osborne County with a mortgage: 408 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 876

Here:

31.8% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Osborne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,0249
Evangelical Protestant8849
Catholic3682
None1,582-
Osborne 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: 3
Osborne County:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Osborne County:

12.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

12.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Osborne County:

10.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Osborne County:

29.7%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Osborne County:

Average size of farms: 1111 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,799
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $91.90
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,446
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.94%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $95,489
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.69%
Corn for grain: 5337 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 114762 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7868 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Osborne County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1527013.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/9/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Osborne County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 225.3 miles away from Osborne County center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the county center
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 412.5 miles away from the 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 173.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from Osborne 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 368.3 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:

  • Kansas Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 20, 2013 to February 23, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4112: April 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4112, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2012 to April 16, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4063: May 24, 2012, FEMA Id: 4063, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1675: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Thailand (42%)
  • Philippines (36%)
  • Other Northern America (24%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (11%)
  • Portugal (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Osborne County


  • German (39%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Osborne County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,368 (84.8%)
  • Carpooled: 45 (2.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 84 (5.2%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (5.9%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 110 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,994.

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.75% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($22,798 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($6,393 average AGI)
Osborne County:

1.42%
Kansas average:

3.18%

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


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.62% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($17,606 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($5,221 average AGI)
Osborne County:

1.70%
Kansas average:

3.65%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mitchell County, KS  0.91% ($20,200 average AGI)
to Ellis County, KS  0.61% ($24,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Births per 1000 population in Osborne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Osborne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Osborne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Osborne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Osborne County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osborne County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osborne County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osborne County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Osborne County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,031 (945 aged, 86 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 102 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (204)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (82)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (64)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (50)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (35)
  • Unspecified dementia (30)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (28)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (27)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (23)
  • Congestive heart failure (21)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 24.39
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,415
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 610
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,024

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 593
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,975
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,757
  • In family households: 2,857 (585 male householders, 409 female householders)
    829 spouses, 882 children (817 natural, 14 adopted, 52 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 26 other relatives, 77 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 800 (352 male householders (281 living alone)), 355 female householders (343 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 104

Size of family households: 638 2-persons, 143 3-persons, 104 4-persons, 87 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 624 1-person, 73 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

532 married couples with children.
196 single-parent households (34 men, 162 women).

98.4% of residents of Osborne speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $41,400,000 ($10,098 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $350,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,628,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,197,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,336,000
Federal grants: $8,008,000
Federal procurement contracts: $398,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,833,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $495,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $532,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,876,000

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

Births: 189
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 390
Here:

96 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: -192
Here -47 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Osborne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (96% from ground, 4% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Osborne County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Osborne County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 742000 to 2009
  • 651990 to 1999
  • 801980 to 1989
  • 3421970 to 1979
  • 2551960 to 1969
  • 2631950 to 1959
  • 2371940 to 1949
  • 8271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Osborne County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osborne County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osborne County, Kansas
  • 161 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 1324 rooms
  • 2335 rooms
  • 2666 rooms
  • 2207 rooms
  • 1548 rooms
  • 2369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osborne County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osborne County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 533 rooms
  • 614 rooms
  • 1495 rooms
  • 856 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Osborne County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Osborne County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Osborne County, Kansas
  • 15no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 3572 bedrooms
  • 5043 bedrooms
  • 2194 bedrooms
  • 1375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osborne County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osborne County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 2392 bedrooms
  • 823 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Osborne County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Osborne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Osborne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 19no vehicle
  • 2671 vehicle
  • 5062 vehicles
  • 2393 vehicles
  • 1504 vehicles
  • 925+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Osborne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Osborne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 41no vehicle
  • 2071 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

87.6% of Osborne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Kansas.

Osborne County:

87.6%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 2,946
  • Other state: 743
  • Northeast: 56
  • Midwest: 340
  • South: 174
  • West: 173
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Osborne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

22.3%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

23.2%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

11.8%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Osborne County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $873,000
    Regular Highways: $683,000
    Health Services - Other: $292,000
    Other Hospitals: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000
    Financial Administration: $80,000
    Fire Protection: $44,000
    General - Other: $34,000
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $88,000
    Higher Education: $21,000
    Natural Resources: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,267,000

Osborne County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $93,000
    All Other: $93,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $393,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
    Special Assessments: $11,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $263,000
    General Support: $90,000
    Health & Hospitals: $43,000
    All Other: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,885,000
    Total General Sales: $173,000
    NEC: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000

Osborne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $807,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 32
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 19
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 10
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 12
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 11
Osborne County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Most common first names in Osborne County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5880.1 years
Mary4984.3 years
William4980.5 years
George3980.8 years
Charles2678.8 years
Paul2476.5 years
Anna2284.7 years
Mabel2284.6 years
Harold2275.4 years
Harry2082.6 years
Most common last names in Osborne County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2583.3 years
Clark1774.2 years
Miller1682.5 years
Hackerott1583.1 years
Pfortmiller1482.9 years
Schneider1477.9 years
Robinson1482.9 years
Taylor1483.6 years
Conn1380.8 years
Johnson1381.1 years

Businesses in Osborne County, KS

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • True Value: 1

Osborne County on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"