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Linn County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 9,679 (all rural); it was 9,570 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,795
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,426
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,142
Renter-occupied apartments: 799 (it was 665 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 599 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Linn County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Construction (16.0%), Retail trade (11.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Linn County, KS (2019)
    • 8,99793.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2672.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2102.2%Two or more races
    • 640.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 520.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 500.5%Asian alone
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 4,831  (49.9%)
Females: 4,848  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Linn County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,815 ($35,906 in 1999)
This county:

$50,815
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $451 (lower quartile is $360, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$451
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,290 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Linn:

$118,290
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,729 - $189,832
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,127
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $498

Institutionalized population: 63

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 60
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: 9
Linn County, KS map from a distance

Health of residents in Linn County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
71.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
71.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 203 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2004: 86 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2017: 52 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2018: 45 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2019: 43 buildings, average cost: $118,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Linn, KS residents
Average permit cost in Linn, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,373 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,399 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Linn, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Linn, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Linn, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.6%
Linn County:

15.6%
Kansas:

11.4%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 44.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.0 years old
(Males: 45.2 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.9 years old, Black residents: 47.0 years old, American Indian residents: 47.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.2 years old, Other race residents: 54.2 years old)

Area name: Kansas City, MO-KS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Linn County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $951 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pleasanton, La Cygne, Mound City, Linn Valley, Parker, Prescott, Blue Mound.

Linn 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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Neighboring counties: Bourbon County, Kentucky , Crawford County, Indiana , Somerset County, Maryland , Fleming County, Kentucky , Hanover County, Virginia , Wayne County, West Virginia , Richmond County, Virginia , Wayne County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 183
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 37 (67.7% naturalized citizens)

Linn County:

0.4%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 11980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 12Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.5%

Linn County marital status for males Linn County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,426
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 80
  • 3 or 4: 194
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 805
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 35

Housing units in Linn County with a mortgage: 1,689 (23 second mortgage, 91 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,856

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Linn County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,46013
Mainline Protestant8289
Catholic3802
Other1341
None6,854-
Linn 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: 3
Linn County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Linn County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Linn County:

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.5%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Linn County:

Average size of farms: 344 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,540
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $88.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,270
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,263
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.39%
Corn for grain: 12317 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 13676 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46427 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 160 acres

Earthquake activity:

Linn County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 594% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from Linn County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 245.8 miles away from Linn County center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, 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 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: July 08, 2009 to July 14, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1860: September 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1860, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1711: July 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Linn

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,535 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 264 (8.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 15 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 107 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 280 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Laos (46%)
  • Mexico (19%)
  • India (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Bulgaria (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Linn County


  • American (18%)
  • German (17%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (4%)

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

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

  • 99 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,150.

7.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.37% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($33,634 average AGI)
1.85% relocated from other states ($9,494 average AGI)
Linn County:

1.85%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, KS  1.57% ($40,321 average AGI)
from Miami County, KS  1.26% ($46,644)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.04% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($20,699 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($14,826 average AGI)
Linn County:

2.63%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miami County, KS  1.19% ($40,738 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.82% ($34,862)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Linn County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Linn County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Linn County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Linn County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Linn County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Linn County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Linn County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Linn County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Linn County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,018 (1,703 aged, 315 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 221 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (109)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (48)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,110
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 817
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 20

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,679
  • Male householders: 2,365 (586 living alone), Female householders: 2,168 (739 living alone)
  • 2,244 spouses (2,238 opposite-sex spouses), 310 unmarried partners, (287 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,286 children (1,907 natural, 166 adopted, 224 stepchildren), 127 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 32 foster children, 18 other relatives, 51 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 59

Size of family households: 1,562 2-persons, 611 3-persons, 359 4-persons, 269 5-persons, 151 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,358 1-person, 207 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

1,467 married couples with children.
539 single-parent households (250 men, 289 women).

99.1% of residents of Linn speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $91,191,000 ($9,329 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $992,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $27,667,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,266,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,552,000
Federal grants: $39,648,000
Federal procurement contracts: $595,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,463,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,536,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,612,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,176,000

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

Births: 569
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 549
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -2
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +350
Here +35 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Linn County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Linn County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Linn County, Kansas
  • 772014 or later
  • 1032010 to 2013
  • 8652000 to 2009
  • 8431990 to 1999
  • 8981980 to 1989
  • 1,0701970 to 1979
  • 2701960 to 1969
  • 2521950 to 1959
  • 1691940 to 1949
  • 1,0711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Linn County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Linn County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Linn County, Kansas
  • 31 room
  • 792 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 2574 rooms
  • 9535 rooms
  • 8156 rooms
  • 5517 rooms
  • 2928 rooms
  • 4589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Linn County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Linn County, Kansas
  • 351 room
  • 482 rooms
  • 1463 rooms
  • 1814 rooms
  • 3395 rooms
  • 1226 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Linn County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Linn County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Linn County, Kansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 8162 bedrooms
  • 1,8253 bedrooms
  • 5644 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Linn County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Linn County, Kansas
  • 36no bedroom
  • 1891 bedroom
  • 3872 bedrooms
  • 3403 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Linn County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Linn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Linn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 64no vehicle
  • 6791 vehicle
  • 1,1022 vehicles
  • 1,0183 vehicles
  • 3624 vehicles
  • 3105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Linn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Linn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 95no vehicle
  • 4511 vehicle
  • 2922 vehicles
  • 1383 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

91.6% of Linn County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Kansas.

Linn County:

91.6%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 6,088
  • Other state: 3,518
  • Northeast: 115
  • Midwest: 2,197
  • South: 744
  • West: 464
Year householders moved into unit in Linn County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Linn County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 36.0%Electricity
  • 30.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.5%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

10.5%

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

1.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
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

Linn County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
    Other: $68,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,113,000
    General - Other: $2,755,000
    Police Protection: $1,513,000
    Health - Other: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $468,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Central Staff Services: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $299,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $338,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,611,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $537,000
    Highways: $485,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,432,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,199,000

Linn County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
    Other: $68,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,113,000
    General - Other: $2,755,000
    Police Protection: $1,513,000
    Health - Other: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $468,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Central Staff Services: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $299,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $338,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,611,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $537,000
    Highways: $485,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,432,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,199,000

Linn County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
    Other: $68,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,113,000
    General - Other: $2,755,000
    Police Protection: $1,513,000
    Health - Other: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $468,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Central Staff Services: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $299,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $338,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,611,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $537,000
    Highways: $485,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,432,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,199,000

Linn County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
    Other: $68,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,113,000
    General - Other: $2,755,000
    Police Protection: $1,513,000
    Health - Other: $1,271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Solid Waste Management: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $468,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    Central Staff Services: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $299,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $338,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,611,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $537,000
    Highways: $485,000
    Health and Hospitals: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,432,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,199,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 145
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 132
  • Number of recipients under 18: 19
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 92
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 34
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 67
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 58
Most common first names in Linn County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10874.9 years
John8876.4 years
Mary7779.4 years
James7374.6 years
Charles7277.1 years
Robert6773.7 years
George5579.1 years
Frank4079.3 years
Roy3779.0 years
Harry3678.2 years
Most common last names in Linn County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6878.8 years
Johnson5177.8 years
Miller4180.1 years
Cox3779.8 years
Jackson2777.0 years
Ross2179.1 years
Brown2176.9 years
Jones2079.0 years
Holmes2081.7 years
Wilson1978.0 years

Businesses in Linn County, KS

  • FedEx: 1
  • Ford: 1
  • UPS: 1

Linn County on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"