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Wichita County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 2,174 (all rural); it was 2,531 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 335
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 344
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 718
Renter-occupied apartments: 212 (it was 249 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 719 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wichita County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.0%), Educational, health and social services (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 22%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 78%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wichita County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (33.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years
Males: 1,067  (49.1%)
Females: 1,107  (50.9%)
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Wichita County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Wichita County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,062 ($33,462 in 1999)

This county:

$59,062
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $409 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $587)
This county:

$409
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,604 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Wichita:

$87,604
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,394 - $165,829
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,017
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $445

Institutionalized population: 26

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Wichita, KS residents
Average permit cost in Wichita, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,529 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,255 (2.0%)

Wichita County household income distribution in 2013 Wichita County home values distribution in 2013 Wichita County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.5%
Wichita County:

5.5%
Kansas:

12.1%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.8 years old
(Males: 42.1 years old, Females: 35.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.5 years old, American Indian residents: 68.0 years old, Asian residents: 51.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.3 years old, Other race residents: 40.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wichita County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Leoti, Marienthal.

Wichita 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 Wichita County: Scott State Park Lakebank Drive Campground (A), Scott County Indoor Arena and Activity Center (B), Scott County Landfill (C), Squaws Den Battleground (D), Lakeside Campground (E), Lake View Campground (F), Elm Camping Area (G), Circle Drive Campground (H), Scott County Fairgrounds (I), Scott State Park Timber Canyon Campground (J), Scott State Park Bull Canyon South Campground (K), Winona Feed and Grain Elevator Number 2 (L), Camp Lakeside (M), Camp Christy (N), Tractor (O), Scott City Country Club (P), KSKL - FM (Scott City) (Q), Steele Home Museum (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wichita County include: Gospel Fellowship Church (A), Pence Community Church (B), Scott Church of God in Christ Mennonite Church (C), Carpenter Chapel (D), Prairie View Church of the Brethren (E), Immanuel Southern Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Modoc Cemetery (1), White Womans Grave (2), Scott Mennonite Cemetery (3), Pence Cemetery (4), Scott County Cemetery (5), Prairie View Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Scott (A), Barrel Springs Trout Pond (B), Scott County State Lake (C), Dry Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: White Woman Creek (A), Lion Creek (B), Sand Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wichita County include: Scott State Game Management Area (1), Squaws Den Monument (2), Steele Monument (3), Lake Scott State Park (4), El Cuartelejo Ruins (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Caroline County, Maryland , Dorchester County, Maryland , Custer County, Colorado , Ellis County , Otero County, Colorado , Scott County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 37
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 327 (16.5% naturalized citizens)

Wichita County:

15.1%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 332010 or later
  • 2012000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.5%

Wichita County marital status for males Wichita County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 809
  • One, attached: 6
  • 3 or 4: 21
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 113
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Wichita County with a mortgage: 225 (0 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 399

Here:

36.1% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wichita County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6812
Mainline Protestant5025
Evangelical Protestant2603
Other--
None791-
Wichita 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
Wichita County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Wichita County:

9.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wichita County:

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Wichita County:

28.9%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Wichita County:

Average size of farms: 1444 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $964,600
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $974,138
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $179,406
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.07%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.42
Corn for grain: 23992 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 95879 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1383 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Wichita County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 4447635.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/12/1956, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wichita County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from Wichita County center
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 143.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 348.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 216.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from Wichita County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 379.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas 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

The number of natural disasters in Wichita County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (93%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wichita County


  • German (26%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Irish (1%)

Wichita County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 762 (68.6%)
  • Carpooled: 196 (17.6%)
  • Walked: 86 (7.7%)
  • Worked at home: 61 (5.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
25 people in nursing homes
26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,605.

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.58% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($17,456 average AGI)
3.01% relocated from other states ($17,930 average AGI)
Wichita County:

3.01%
Kansas average:

3.18%

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


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.63% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($18,543 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($6,696 average AGI)
Wichita County:

1.76%
Kansas average:

3.65%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Wichita County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wichita County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wichita County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wichita County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wichita County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wichita County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wichita County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wichita County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wichita County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 415 (379 aged, 36 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 123 (22%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (30)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (19)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (18)
  • Congestive heart failure (17)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (15)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (14)
  • Unspecified dementia (14)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (13)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 42.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,136
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,483
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,161

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,906
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,083
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 43

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,174
  • In family households: 1,850 (302 male householders, 276 female householders)
    476 spouses, 615 children (517 natural, 14 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 14 other relatives, 73 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 294 (140 male householders (120 living alone)), 113 female householders (108 living alone)), 38 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 26

Size of family households: 328 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 102 4-persons, 60 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 229 1-person, 15 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

420 married couples with children.
122 single-parent households (53 men, 69 women).

73.4% of residents of Wichita speak English at home.
24.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,203,000 ($33,561 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $47,626,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,409,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,688,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,035,000
Federal grants: $4,639,000
Federal procurement contracts: $50,641,000 ($47,607,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $790,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $300,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,291,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,724,000

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

Births: 171
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 122
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -281
Here -122 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wichita County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in Wichita County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Wichita County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 172010 to 2013
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 1131980 to 1989
  • 2371970 to 1979
  • 1281960 to 1969
  • 1341950 to 1959
  • 1251940 to 1949
  • 1051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wichita County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wichita County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wichita County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 444 rooms
  • 1675 rooms
  • 956 rooms
  • 1057 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 1119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wichita County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wichita County, Kansas
  • 71 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 334 rooms
  • 465 rooms
  • 706 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 339+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wichita County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wichita County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wichita County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 1542 bedrooms
  • 2593 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wichita County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wichita County, Kansas
  • 7no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 482 bedrooms
  • 883 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12no vehicle
  • 1541 vehicle
  • 2862 vehicles
  • 913 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wichita County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 14no vehicle
  • 511 vehicle
  • 832 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.2% of Wichita County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Kansas.

Wichita County:

88.2%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 1,272
  • Other state: 575
  • Northeast: 21
  • Midwest: 106
  • South: 163
  • West: 289
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wichita County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

1.8%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

13.9%
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

Wichita County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $17,000
    General: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $2,889,000
    Regular Highways: $832,000
    Police Protection: $394,000
    Health Services - Other: $373,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    Central Staff Services: $188,000
    Parks & Recreation: $185,000
    Financial Administration: $169,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $77,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000
    Fire Protection: $54,000
    Sewerage: $45,000
    Air Transportation: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $70,000
    Higher Education: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $91,000
    General - Other: $61,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
    General Public Building: $14,000
    Judicial: $3,000
    Central Staff: $3,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Fire Protection: $1,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
    Health - Other: $0
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,634,000

Wichita County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,889,000
    All Other: $42,000
    Regular Highways: $36,000
    Sewerage: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $101,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $222,000
    General Support: $82,000
    Health & Hospitals: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,514,000
    Total General Sales: $360,000
    NEC: $78,000

Wichita County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $491,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $450,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $41,000

Wichita County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $328,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $789,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 19
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 12
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 4
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 7
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 8
Wichita County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Wichita County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wichita County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1684.1 years
Harry1176.6 years
Mary1085.4 years
Charles875.6 years
William778.0 years
Ruth784.0 years
Albert770.9 years
George777.1 years
Harold776.7 years
Lloyd671.0 years
Most common last names in Wichita County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Appl1175.9 years
Smith1181.7 years
Krenzel977.9 years
Blau674.0 years
Burch674.0 years
Brack676.8 years
Elder577.6 years
Baum585.4 years
Dierks572.6 years
Korbe574.0 years

Businesses in Wichita County, KS

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