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Reno County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 62,822 (69% urban, 31% rural); it was 64,790 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,829
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,935
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,017
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,030 (it was 7,481 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 1254 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Reno County: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.5%), Manufacturing (13.6%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Reno County, KS (2019)
    • 52,46283.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,1089.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6722.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5052.4%Two or more races
    • 4790.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3570.6%Asian alone
    • 1950.3%Some other race alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 31,481  (50.1%)
Females: 31,341  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Reno County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,022 ($35,510 in 1999)
This county:

$52,022
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $522 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $661)
This county:

$522
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $108,836 (it was $66,000 in 2000)
Reno:

$108,836
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,827 - $177,227

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $141,341
Here:

$141,341
State:

$207,668

Townhouses or other attached units: $160,762
Here:

$160,762
State:

$194,239

In 2-unit structures: $69,036
Here:

$69,036
State:

$120,280

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $84,770
Here:

$84,770
State:

$156,726

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,543
Here:

$102,543
State:

$149,596

Mobile homes: $64,827
Here:

$64,827
State:

$58,367

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $114,689
Here:

$114,689
State:

$841,581

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,101
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $465

Institutionalized population: 2,662

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 95
  • Thefts: 163
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 124
  • Thefts: 190
  • Auto thefts: 19
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 1998: 137 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 1999: 119 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2000: 112 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2001: 130 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2002: 96 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2004: 100 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2005: 139 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2006: 119 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $198,900
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2018: 35 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2019: 46 buildings, average cost: $200,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Reno, KS residents
Average permit cost in Reno, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,969 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,776 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Reno, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Reno, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Reno, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
Reno County:

12.3%
Kansas:

11.4%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.8% for American Indian residents, 34.6% for other race residents, 27.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.8 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 32.9 years old, American Indian residents: 54.7 years old, Asian residents: 46.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Reno County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hutchinson, South Hutchinson, Buhler, Nickerson, Haven, Pretty Prairie, Arlington, Turon, Sylvia, Partridge.

Reno 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 Reno County: Eureka Country Club (A), Fall River State Park Quarry Bay Campground (B), Madison Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Kansas Department of Transportation Greenwood County Rest Area (D), Christian Hills Camp (E), Camp Wiedemann (F), Fall River Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility (G), Eureka Sewer Treatment Plant (H), Severy Wastewater Treatment Facility (I), Hamilton Wastewater Plant (J), Madison Golf Course (K), Fall River State Park Gobbler's Knob Campground (L), Fall River State Park Fredonia Bay Campground (M), Fall River State Park Casner Creek Campground (N), Fall River State Park South Rock Camping Area (O), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Fall River - Wildlife Division (P), Fancy Community Hall (Q), Sunflower Grange Hall (R), KOTE - FM (Eureka) (S), Greenwood County Ambulance Service (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Reno County include: Neal Evangelical Free Church (A), Lamont Wesleyan Church (B), Apostolic Christian Church Lamont - Gridley (C), Upper Fall River Church (D), Utopia Community Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blakely Cemetery (1), Lena Valley Cemetery (2), Prairie Chapel Cemetery (3), Andrew Cemetery (4), Woods Cemetery (5), Star Cemetery (6), Pleasant View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Otis Creek Reservoir (A), Fall River Lake (B), Eureka City Lake (C), Severy Municipal Reservoir (D), Sinclair Lake (E), Cities Service Lake (F), Munger Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Holderman Creek (A), Van Horn Creek (B), Long Creek (C), Indian Creek (D), Bernard Branch (E), Tate Branch Creek (F), Moon Branch (G), Kelly Branch (H), North Branch Verdigris River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Reno County include: Fall River Wildlife Area (1), Fall River State Park (2), Lions Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bedford County, Virginia , Breckinridge County, Kentucky , Edwards County , Worcester County, Maryland , Pocahontas County, West Virginia , Kiowa County , Pueblo County, Colorado .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Reno, KS
County total employment by year in Reno, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Reno, KS

Current college students: 2,673
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,785 (32.8% naturalized citizens)

Reno County:

2.8%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3882010 or later
  • 4552000 to 2009
  • 3821990 to 1999
  • 4351980 to 1989
  • 1961970 to 1979
  • 159Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.5%

Reno County marital status for males Reno County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,028
  • One, attached: 598
  • Two: 1,201
  • 3 or 4: 1,038
  • 5 to 9: 683
  • 10 to 19: 475
  • 20 to 49: 745
  • 50 or more: 777
  • Mobile homes: 1,249
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Reno County with a mortgage: 8,976 (150 second mortgage, 554 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,622

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Reno County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,40872
Mainline Protestant9,10728
Catholic7,0004
Other1,0036
Black Protestant6173
None30,376-
Reno 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: 13
Reno County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Reno County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Reno County:

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Reno County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Reno County:

Average size of farms: 468 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $71,127
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $139.22
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $66,372
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.02%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,644
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.66%
Corn for grain: 24708 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 217119 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 33466 harvested acres
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 58 acres

Tornado activity:

Reno County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 3597175.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/26/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Reno County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 783% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from Reno County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 111.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 2.8 miles away from Reno County center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: October 4, 2018 - October 15, 2018, FEMA Id: 4417, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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, 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 Obee Fire, Incident Period: March 30, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 2632, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Reno County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Reno

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,182 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,145 (7.7%)
  • Bus: 28 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 457 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 334 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 689 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,076 (3.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (50%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Pakistan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Reno County


  • German (27%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Swiss (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,987 people in state prisons
  • 813 people in nursing homes
  • 233 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 117 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,775 people in state prisons
  • 701 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 389 people in college/university student housing
  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,390.

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.06% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($24,538 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($18,171 average AGI)
Reno County:

1.51%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.84% ($33,410 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.32% ($35,052)
from Rice County, KS  0.21% ($32,941)
from Harvey County, KS  0.20% ($29,163)
from Saline County, KS  0.11% ($35,074)
from Barton County, KS  0.10% ($27,542)
from Kingman County, KS  0.09% ($33,095)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.25% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($26,413 average AGI)
1.97% relocated to other states ($20,942 average AGI)
Reno County:

1.97%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.13% ($45,187 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.25% ($59,000)
to Harvey County, KS  0.23% ($34,055)
to Rice County, KS  0.15% ($43,686)
to Johnson County, KS  0.15% ($52,857)
to Douglas County, KS  0.12% ($33,821)
to Riley County, KS  0.12% ($28,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Reno County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Reno County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Reno County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Reno County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Reno County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Reno County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Reno County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Reno County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Reno County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,900 (10,262 aged, 1,638 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,121 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Reno County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (949)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (852)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (769)
  • Unspecified dementia (636)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (574)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (572)
  • Congestive heart failure (497)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (426)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (386)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (179)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,574
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 242
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,490

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,337
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 969
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.3
  • Other - 49.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,822
  • Male householders: 13,086 (3,418 living alone), Female householders: 12,129 (4,475 living alone)
  • 12,469 spouses (12,391 opposite-sex spouses), 1,714 unmarried partners, (1,674 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 16,697 children (14,795 natural, 702 adopted, 1,219 stepchildren), 838 grandchildren, 327 brothers or sisters, 441 parents, 142 foster children, 425 other relatives, 1,804 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,765

Size of family households: 8,199 2-persons, 3,015 3-persons, 2,394 4-persons, 1,292 5-persons, 356 6-persons, 409 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,084 1-person, 1,455 2-persons, 241 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

9,196 married couples with children.
3,642 single-parent households (842 men, 2,800 women).

93.2% of residents of Reno speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (45% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $339,820,000 ($5,337 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,341,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $166,574,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $88,084,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,261,000
Federal grants: $49,126,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,319,000 ($1,274,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,455,000 ($3,824,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,033,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,348,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,764,000

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

Births: 4,330
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,523
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +275
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,247
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Reno County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.35 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Reno County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Reno County, Kansas
  • 7262014 or later
  • 2872010 to 2013
  • 1,5712000 to 2009
  • 1,9341990 to 1999
  • 2,2461980 to 1989
  • 4,7931970 to 1979
  • 3,3301960 to 1969
  • 4,3801950 to 1959
  • 2,1131940 to 1949
  • 7,3101939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Reno County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Reno County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Reno County, Kansas
  • 421 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 2383 rooms
  • 1,4104 rooms
  • 3,2545 rooms
  • 3,9996 rooms
  • 3,0257 rooms
  • 2,3578 rooms
  • 3,1239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reno County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reno County, Kansas
  • 3671 room
  • 4952 rooms
  • 1,0363 rooms
  • 2,1704 rooms
  • 1,4025 rooms
  • 1,1686 rooms
  • 5807 rooms
  • 2938 rooms
  • 1869+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Reno County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Reno County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Reno County, Kansas
  • 41no bedroom
  • 3441 bedroom
  • 4,7482 bedrooms
  • 7,9933 bedrooms
  • 3,3204 bedrooms
  • 1,0335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reno County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reno County, Kansas
  • 441no bedroom
  • 1,6841 bedroom
  • 3,5042 bedrooms
  • 1,5483 bedrooms
  • 4574 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Reno County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Reno County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Reno County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 424no vehicle
  • 4,2331 vehicle
  • 6,7742 vehicles
  • 3,9513 vehicles
  • 1,3944 vehicles
  • 7275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Reno County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Reno County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,219no vehicle
  • 3,5571 vehicle
  • 2,3112 vehicles
  • 4413 vehicles
  • 1084 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

84.6% of Reno County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Kansas.

Reno County:

84.6%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 46,139
  • Other state: 14,589
  • Northeast: 1,148
  • Midwest: 4,685
  • South: 5,349
  • West: 3,389
Year householders moved into unit in Reno County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Reno County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.5%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 877
Here:

13.7%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 304
Here:

9.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 189
Here:

7.1%
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

Reno County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,257,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,958,000
    Other: $591,000
    Sewerage: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,200,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,039,000
    Regular Highways: $5,159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,951,000
    Health - Other: $4,187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,939,000
    Police Protection: $2,880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,778,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Financial Administration: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $768,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Sewerage: $93,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $655,000
    Other: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,453,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,201,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,737,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,404,000
    Special Assessments: $141,000
    Rents: $116,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $614,000
    Solid Waste Management: $561,000
    General Public Building: $426,000
    Police Protection: $316,000
    Local Fire Protection: $264,000
    Central Staff Services: $96,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
    Financial Administration: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,455,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,491,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,199,000
    Other: $2,006,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,167,000
    General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,087,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,409,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $493,000
    Other License: $449,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $338,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,452,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000

Reno County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,257,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,958,000
    Other: $591,000
    Sewerage: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,200,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,039,000
    Regular Highways: $5,159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,951,000
    Health - Other: $4,187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,939,000
    Police Protection: $2,880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,778,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Financial Administration: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $768,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Sewerage: $93,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $655,000
    Other: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,453,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,201,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,737,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,404,000
    Special Assessments: $141,000
    Rents: $116,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $614,000
    Solid Waste Management: $561,000
    General Public Building: $426,000
    Police Protection: $316,000
    Local Fire Protection: $264,000
    Central Staff Services: $96,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
    Financial Administration: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,455,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,491,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,199,000
    Other: $2,006,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,167,000
    General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,087,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,409,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $493,000
    Other License: $449,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $338,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,452,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000

Reno County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,257,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,958,000
    Other: $591,000
    Sewerage: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,200,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,039,000
    Regular Highways: $5,159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,951,000
    Health - Other: $4,187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,939,000
    Police Protection: $2,880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,778,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Financial Administration: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $768,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Sewerage: $93,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $655,000
    Other: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,453,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,201,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,737,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,404,000
    Special Assessments: $141,000
    Rents: $116,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $614,000
    Solid Waste Management: $561,000
    General Public Building: $426,000
    Police Protection: $316,000
    Local Fire Protection: $264,000
    Central Staff Services: $96,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
    Financial Administration: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,455,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,491,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,199,000
    Other: $2,006,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,167,000
    General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,087,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,409,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $493,000
    Other License: $449,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $338,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,452,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000

Reno County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,257,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,958,000
    Other: $591,000
    Sewerage: $84,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,200,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,039,000
    Regular Highways: $5,159,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,951,000
    Health - Other: $4,187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,939,000
    Police Protection: $2,880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,778,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,061,000
    Financial Administration: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $768,000
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Sewerage: $93,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $655,000
    Other: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,217,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,908,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,453,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,201,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,737,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,404,000
    Special Assessments: $141,000
    Rents: $116,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $614,000
    Solid Waste Management: $561,000
    General Public Building: $426,000
    Police Protection: $316,000
    Local Fire Protection: $264,000
    Central Staff Services: $96,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
    Financial Administration: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,455,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,491,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,199,000
    Other: $2,006,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,167,000
    General Local Government Support: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,087,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,409,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $493,000
    Other License: $449,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $338,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,452,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,126
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,043
  • Number of recipients under 18: 213
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 734
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 179
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 428
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 481
Most common first names in Reno County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John46677.5 years
Mary40981.1 years
William36276.2 years
Robert29271.6 years
Charles28075.8 years
James27873.1 years
Helen24081.6 years
George23778.6 years
Ruth19981.6 years
Dorothy19281.1 years
Most common last names in Reno County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25877.0 years
Miller18276.9 years
Johnson14980.4 years
Brown13377.3 years
Wilson10475.7 years
Jones9579.6 years
Williams8875.5 years
Davis8377.4 years
Graber8280.7 years
Moore7975.7 years
Businesses in Reno County, KS
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1New Balance3
Budget Car Rental1Nike6
Burger King2Nissan1
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza1
ColorTyme1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen3Quiznos1
Deb1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx8Sears2
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2Target1
Hilton1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul4
Honda1U.S. Cellular1
IHOP1UPS11
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Village Inn1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger16Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1