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Harper, KS (Kansas) Houses and Residents

Harper,KS index of house prices

Total population: 1,398 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,561 (9 farm, 1,552 nonfarm))

Houses: 774 (580 occupied: 382 owner occupied, 197 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

34%

Housing density: 602 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $79,354.

Median contract rent in 2016: $274 (lower quartile is $208, upper quartile is $324)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $529


Median gross rent in Harper, KS in 2016: $366

Housing units in Harper with a mortgage: 157 (1 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 228

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,428

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,868

Median monthly housing costs: $614


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Harper, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,113 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Harper:

$68,113
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,281 - $103,482

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $109,770
Here:

$109,770
State:

$190,494

Mobile homes: $30,595
Here:

$30,595
State:

$47,703
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,344
  • In family households: 1,008 (182 male householders, 148 female householders)
    293 spouses, 348 children (305 natural, 15 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 6 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 282 (132 male householders (117 living alone)), 116 female householders (116 living alone)), 31 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 54

Size of family households: 153 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 78 4-persons, 30 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 234 1-person, 3 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

259 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (26 men, 12 women).

92.0% of residents of Harper speak English at home.
8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 56 (4.2%)
(25.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harper, Kansas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 1402 bedrooms
  • 1303 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harper population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harper, Kansas:

  • 19no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 363 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harper population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Harper in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 10no vehicle
  • 891 vehicle
  • 1552 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harper population

Cars and other vehicles available in Harper in renter-occupied apartments

  • 29no vehicle
  • 981 vehicle
  • 562 vehicles
  • 133 vehicles
  • 14 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harper population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harper, Kansas:

  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 304 rooms
  • 1035 rooms
  • 436 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 439+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harper population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harper, Kansas:

  • 191 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 454 rooms
  • 425 rooms
  • 346 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harper population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Harper, KS household income distribution

  • Harper, KS household income distribution
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 51$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$35,000 to $39,999
  • 44$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8$45,000 to $49,999
  • 81$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $74,999
  • 100$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Harper, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Harper, KS
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 63$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 36$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 29$80,000 to $89,999
  • 16$90,000 to $99,999
  • 40$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Harper, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Harper, KS
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 15$300 to $349
  • 30$350 to $399
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 30$500 to $549
  • 4$650 to $699
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 26$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$1,250 to $1,499
  • 17No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Harper population
Harper commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 129
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 228
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 64
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 49
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 48
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 24
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 6
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 13
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 51
  • 90 or more minutes: 5
Harper, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.3%
Number of people working at home: 37 (5.3% of all workers)

Harper mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 599 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 127 (15%)
  • Taxi: 22 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (2%)
  • Walked: 35 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 37 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 230
 American: 103
 English: 45
 Scotch-Irish: 11
 Irish: 10
 European: 6
 French (except Basque): 5
 Pennsylvania German: 5
 Ukrainian: 4
 Italian: 3
 African: 3
 Belgian: 2
 Scottish: 2
 Welsh: 2
 Dutch: 1
 British: 1
 Swiss: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 54%Mexico
  • 48%Guatemala
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 949
  • Other state: 333
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 131
  • South: 111
  • West: 75

88% of Harper residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Kansas.

Harper:

87.7%
State average:

83.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 192
  • Less than 1 year of college: 43
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 47
  • Associate degree: 53
  • Bachelor's degree: 27
  • Master's degree: 28
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 179
  • Less than 1 year of college: 54
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 56
  • Associate degree: 39
  • Bachelor's degree: 43
  • Master's degree: 22
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.2%Males
  • 1.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 28.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.6%Males
Harper marital status for males
Harper marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 617
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • Mobile homes: 48

Median worth of mobile homes: $45,495

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 6.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Harper:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harper
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.9%)
  • Electricity (11.0%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (69.5%)
  • Electricity (27.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

64.0%
Kansas:

15.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)