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Reno County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 64,001 (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: 51 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Reno County: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Reno County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years
Males: 32,305  (50.5%)
Females: 31,696  (49.5%)
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Reno County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Reno County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,171 ($35,510 in 1999)

This county:

$47,171
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $504 (lower quartile is $382, upper quartile is $637)
This county:

$504
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,919 (it was $66,000 in 2000)
Reno:

$102,919
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,759 - $160,230

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $132,169
Here:

$132,169
State:

$190,494

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,666
Here:

$120,666
State:

$171,869

In 2-unit structures: $120,825
Here:

$120,825
State:

$140,759

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,101
Here:

$155,101
State:

$103,033

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,110
Here:

$113,110
State:

$166,919

Mobile homes: $39,677
Here:

$39,677
State:

$47,703

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $110,221
Here:

$110,221
State:

$93,391
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,027
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $427

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:

  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
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: $1,779 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,661 (1.7%)

Reno County household income distribution in 2013 Reno County home values distribution in 2013 Reno County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
Reno County:

13.1%
Kansas:

12.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.4 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 31.1 years old, American Indian residents: 53.8 years old, Asian residents: 34.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.6 years old, Other race residents: 31.0 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 2,673
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,883 (36.7% naturalized citizens)

Reno County:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 3252010 or later
  • 5012000 to 2009
  • 4561990 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: 22,208
  • One, attached: 924
  • Two: 1,172
  • 3 or 4: 1,092
  • 5 to 9: 662
  • 10 to 19: 414
  • 20 to 49: 574
  • 50 or more: 559
  • Mobile homes: 953
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 50

Housing units in Reno County with a mortgage: 9,063 (226 second mortgage, 427 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,400

Here:

56.3% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Reno County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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 near Kansas state average. It is 64% 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 180.3 miles away from Reno 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 86.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 377.2 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 247.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Reno County center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe 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
  • 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 Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 04, 2005 to January 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1579: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1579, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Kansas Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: May 03, 1999 to May 06, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1273: May 04, 1999, FEMA Id: 1273, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Reno County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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 (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (50%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Reno County


  • German (28%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Reno County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,422 (81.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,398 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 173 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 517 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 200 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 715 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,178 (4.1%)
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 $48,663.

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.25% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($20,016 average AGI)
1.64% relocated from other states ($13,396 average AGI)
Reno County:

1.64%
Kansas average:

3.18%

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  0.82% ($33,117 average AGI)
from McPherson County, KS  0.28% ($32,015)
from Harvey County, KS  0.26% ($26,365)
from Rice County, KS  0.19% ($31,622)
from Saline County, KS  0.13% ($29,548)
from Johnson County, KS  0.11% ($44,615)
from Riley County, KS  0.10% ($20,250)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.35% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($19,166 average AGI)
2.00% relocated to other states ($14,815 average AGI)
Reno County:

2.00%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  0.99% ($28,975 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.24% ($29,017)
to Rice County, KS  0.24% ($26,458)
to Harvey County, KS  0.20% ($43,020)
to Johnson County, KS  0.18% ($54,364)
to Douglas County, KS  0.15% ($18,486)
to Barton County, KS  0.13% ($26,719)

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 2014: 11.3

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 2013: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
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 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (749)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (673)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (568)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (474)
  • Unspecified dementia (439)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (437)
  • Congestive heart failure (403)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (327)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (317)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (180)

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: 64,001
  • In family households: 50,351 (8,611 male householders, 7,331 female householders)
    12,386 spouses, 18,445 children (16,485 natural, 566 adopted, 1,401 stepchildren), 692 grandchildren, 387 brothers or sisters, 372 parents, 580 other relatives, 1,505 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,880 (3,978 male householders (3,204 living alone)), 4,982 female householders (4,484 living alone)), 1,906 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,768

Size of family households: 8,223 2-persons, 3,170 3-persons, 2,490 4-persons, 1,278 5-persons, 435 6-persons, 363 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,682 1-person, 1,069 2-persons, 165 3-persons, 41 4-persons.

9,510 married couples with children.
4,213 single-parent households (797 men, 3,416 women).

92.5% of residents of Reno speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (14% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 56% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% 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:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in Reno County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 2752014 or later
  • 2202010 to 2013
  • 1,5322000 to 2009
  • 2,2541990 to 1999
  • 2,3421980 to 1989
  • 4,8591970 to 1979
  • 2,9101960 to 1969
  • 4,5241950 to 1959
  • 2,3291940 to 1949
  • 7,0521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Reno County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Reno County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 591 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2053 rooms
  • 1,3904 rooms
  • 3,1575 rooms
  • 3,7146 rooms
  • 2,7807 rooms
  • 2,2198 rooms
  • 2,8669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reno County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 6321 room
  • 2982 rooms
  • 9153 rooms
  • 2,2424 rooms
  • 1,9765 rooms
  • 1,1306 rooms
  • 7137 rooms
  • 4568 rooms
  • 1689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Reno County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Reno County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 56no bedroom
  • 3371 bedroom
  • 4,6072 bedrooms
  • 7,4083 bedrooms
  • 2,9294 bedrooms
  • 1,0225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reno County, Kansas Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 696no bedroom
  • 1,4811 bedroom
  • 3,9242 bedrooms
  • 1,7983 bedrooms
  • 5614 bedrooms
  • 715+ 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 Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 374no vehicle
  • 3,9521 vehicle
  • 6,9382 vehicles
  • 3,6553 vehicles
  • 9264 vehicles
  • 5915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Reno County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Reno County population
  • 1,354no vehicle
  • 3,8051 vehicle
  • 2,4112 vehicles
  • 7343 vehicles
  • 964 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles

82.1% of Reno County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Kansas.

Reno County:

82.1%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 46,838
  • Other state: 14,986
  • Northeast: 999
  • Midwest: 4,585
  • South: 5,956
  • West: 3,464
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Reno County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 776
Here:

11.4%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 435
Here:

12.2%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 257
Here:

10.6%
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 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $811,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,648,000
    Regular Highways: $4,780,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,154,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,705,000
    Health - Other: $3,182,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,118,000
    Police Protection: $2,381,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,438,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,206,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,041,000
    Financial Administration: $951,000
    Central Staff Services: $741,000
    Local Fire Protection: $477,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $170,000
    Parks and Recreation: $166,000
    Sewerage: $113,000
    Water Utilities: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $710,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $5,105,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,334,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,102,000
    Solid Waste Management: $769,000
    General - Other: $374,000
    Regular Highways: $348,000
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    General Public Building: $56,000
    Water Utilities: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $31,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,725,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000

Reno County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,735,000
    All Other: $1,233,000
    Sewerage: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $650,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,803,000
    Interest Earnings: $563,000
    Special Assessments: $289,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $102,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $94,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,051,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,714,000
    All Other: $1,281,000
    Public Welfare: $354,000
    General Local Government Support: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,753,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,375,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $734,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $350,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $343,000
    Other License: $201,000
    Severance: $23,000

Reno County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,801,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,961,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,936,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,490,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,194,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $650,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $595,000
    Beginning: $325,000

Reno County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $709,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,205,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,155,000

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
Reno County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
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Reno County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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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