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Wallace County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 1,575 (all rural); it was 1,749 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 172
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 288
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 516
Renter-occupied apartments: 160 (it was 158 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 914 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wallace County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (27.6%), Educational, health and social services (27.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wallace County, KS (2019)
    • 1,43391.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 754.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 533.4%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 765  (48.6%)
Females: 810  (51.4%)
Average household size:
Wallace County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,912 ($33,000 in 1999)
This county:

$65,912
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $275, upper quartile is $503)
This county:

$372
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,051 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Wallace:

$96,051
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,336 - $169,884
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Wallace, KS residents
Average permit cost in Wallace, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,777 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,513 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Wallace, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wallace, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wallace, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
Wallace County:

9.0%
Kansas:

11.4%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.4 years old
(Males: 42.1 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.3 years old, American Indian residents: 20.2 years old, Asian residents: 63.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.3 years old, Other race residents: 49.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wallace 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: Sharon Springs, Weskan, Wallace.

Wallace 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 Wallace County: El Privado Camping and Fishing Lodge (A), Luray Wastewater Plant (B), Lucas Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Dorrance Wastewater Plant (D), Kansas Department of Transportation Russell County Rest Area (E), Russell County Landfill (F), Motor Cross Race Track (G), Wilson State Park Marina (H), Wilson State Park Yucca Campground (I), Wilson State Park Yarrow Campground (J), Wilson State Park Wheatgrass Campground (K), Wilson State Park Switchgrass Campground (L), Wilson State Park Sunflower Campground (M), Wilson State Park Side Oats Campground (N), Wilson State Park Sagewort Campground (O), Wilson State Park Lovegrass Campground (P), Wilson State Park Little Bluestem Campground (Q), Wilson State Park Indiangrass Campground (R), Wilson State Park Grama Campground (S), Wilson State Park Goldenrod Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wallace County include: Trinity Church (A), Immanuel Church (B), United Emmanuel Lutheran Church (C), Shannon Friends Church (D), Amherst United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Herman Cemetery (1), Saint Mary's Cemetery (2), Gorham Cemetery (3), Winterset Cemetery (4), Hyde Park Cemetery (5), Blooming Grove Cemetery (6), Schreiner Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Fossil Lake (A), Lucas City Lake (B), Wilson Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hell Creek (A), Elm Creek (B), Cedar Creek (C), Fossil Creek (D), Salt Creek (E), Walker Creek (F), Boswell Creek (G), Paradise Creek (H), East Fork Wolf Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wallace County include: Lucas Park Recreation Area (1), Wilson State Park (2), Minooka Park Recreation Area (3), Otoe Public Use Area (4), Wilson State Wildlife Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dickinson County , Fremont County, Colorado , Geary County , Rooks County , Rush County , Fairfax city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 31
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 62 (53.9% naturalized citizens)

Wallace County:

4.0%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 311990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 1Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.3%

Wallace County marital status for males Wallace County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 658
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 26
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • Mobile homes: 65

Housing units in Wallace County with a mortgage: 173 (5 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 321

Here:

35.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wallace County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4925
Evangelical Protestant2742
Catholic2322
None487-
Wallace 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: 1
Wallace County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Wallace County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wallace County:

10.3%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Wallace County:

29.2%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Wallace County:

Average size of farms: 1431 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $82,409
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $134.41
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $98,201
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $141,773
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 24764 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 54304 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 975 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Wallace County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2382221.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1993, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallace County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 587% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 603.1 miles away from Wallace County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from Wallace County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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 Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 3, 2017, FEMA Id: 4319, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe 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
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2004 to July 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1535: August 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1535, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Wallace County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wallace

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 459 (62.4%)
  • Carpooled: 97 (13.2%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 67 (9.1%)
  • Worked at home: 109 (14.8%)
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 (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (47%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Peru (24%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wallace County


  • German (38%)
  • American (10%)
  • European (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
25 people in nursing homes
18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,408.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Kansas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.79% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($43,136 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Wallace County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 3.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Wallace County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wallace County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wallace County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wallace County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wallace County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wallace County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wallace County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wallace County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 315 (295 aged, 20 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 43 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,144
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 826

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,575
  • Male householders: 307 (64 living alone), Female householders: 333 (118 living alone)
  • 386 spouses (383 opposite-sex spouses), 47 unmarried partners, (47 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 394 children (353 natural, 20 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 0 foster children, 8 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 25

Size of family households: 257 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 187 1-person, 2 2-persons.

314 married couples with children.
31 single-parent households (10 men, 21 women).

95.9% of residents of Wallace speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (18% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $26,070,000 ($16,510 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $118,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,449,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,354,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,973,000
Federal grants: $1,559,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,122,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $613,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $405,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $888,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,180,000

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

Births: 107
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 123
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -166
Here -106 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wallace County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Wallace County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Wallace County, Kansas
  • 82014 or later
  • 262010 to 2013
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 421980 to 1989
  • 1521970 to 1979
  • 871960 to 1969
  • 741950 to 1959
  • 671940 to 1949
  • 2631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wallace County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallace County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallace County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 464 rooms
  • 705 rooms
  • 906 rooms
  • 477 rooms
  • 688 rooms
  • 1669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallace County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallace County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 265 rooms
  • 426 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wallace County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallace County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallace County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 982 bedrooms
  • 1603 bedrooms
  • 1264 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallace County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallace County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 692 bedrooms
  • 323 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wallace County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wallace County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wallace County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 5no vehicle
  • 511 vehicle
  • 1782 vehicles
  • 1323 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wallace County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wallace County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 15no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 572 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

86.3% of Wallace County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Kansas.

Wallace County:

86.3%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 1,003
  • Other state: 495
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 75
  • South: 90
  • West: 314
Year householders moved into unit in Wallace County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wallace County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.2%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

8.3%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Wallace County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $959,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    Regular Highways: $307,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $911,000
    General Public Buildings: $551,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    General - Other: $218,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $212,000
    Health - Other: $195,000
    Financial Administration: $162,000
    Central Staff Services: $150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,840,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $101,000
    General Public Building: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $30,000
    General - Other: $26,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,207,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $154,000
    Other: $16,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,516,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $8,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,286,000

Wallace County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $959,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    Regular Highways: $307,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $911,000
    General Public Buildings: $551,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    General - Other: $218,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $212,000
    Health - Other: $195,000
    Financial Administration: $162,000
    Central Staff Services: $150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,840,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $101,000
    General Public Building: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $30,000
    General - Other: $26,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,207,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $154,000
    Other: $16,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,516,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $8,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,286,000

Wallace County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $959,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    Regular Highways: $307,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $911,000
    General Public Buildings: $551,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    General - Other: $218,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $212,000
    Health - Other: $195,000
    Financial Administration: $162,000
    Central Staff Services: $150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,840,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $101,000
    General Public Building: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $30,000
    General - Other: $26,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,207,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $154,000
    Other: $16,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,516,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $8,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,286,000

Wallace County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $959,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    Regular Highways: $307,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $911,000
    General Public Buildings: $551,000
    Police Protection: $282,000
    General - Other: $218,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $212,000
    Health - Other: $195,000
    Financial Administration: $162,000
    Central Staff Services: $150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,840,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $101,000
    General Public Building: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $30,000
    General - Other: $26,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,207,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $154,000
    Other: $16,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,516,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $40,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $8,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,286,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 9
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3
Most common first names in Wallace County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1280.8 years
Clarence972.1 years
William982.1 years
Mary786.6 years
Frank681.4 years
Henry680.3 years
Nellie687.9 years
Edna581.6 years
Everett574.0 years
Arthur580.2 years
Most common last names in Wallace County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson883.1 years
Walker678.3 years
Mather678.7 years
Fischer676.3 years
Lucas683.2 years
Duphorne580.4 years
Finley581.6 years
Barstow579.4 years
Foley489.4 years
Hennick480.0 years

Businesses in Wallace County, KS

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

Wallace County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"