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Meade County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 4,183 (all rural); it was 4,631 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 615
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 634
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,277
Renter-occupied apartments: 464 (it was 451 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 978 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Meade County: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (62.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Meade County, KS (2019)
    • 3,13667.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 87819.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1092.4%Two or more races
    • 300.6%Asian alone
    • 250.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 90.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.09%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 2,083  (49.8%)
Females: 2,100  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Meade County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,794 ($36,761 in 1999)
This county:

$61,794
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $505)
This county:

$444
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,001 (it was $55,500 in 2000)
Meade:

$104,001
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,880 - $174,816
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,201
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $475

Institutionalized population: 119

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 6
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Meade, KS residents
Average permit cost in Meade, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,445 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,313 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Meade, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Meade, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Meade, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.2%
Meade County:

6.2%
Kansas:

11.4%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.4 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 40.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.5 years old, Black residents: 31.9 years old, American Indian residents: 56.1 years old, Asian residents: 44.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.7 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Meade 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: Meade, Plains, Fowler.

Meade 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 Meade County: Minneola Wastewater Plant (A), Ashland Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Letitia (C), Ashland Country Club (D), Sugarloaf (E), Farmers Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 5 (F), Acres (G), Minneola Co - Operative Grain Elevator Number 1 (H), Lexington Community Building (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Appleton Township Cemetery (1), Lexington Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs and Highland Cemetery (3), Englewood Cemetery (4), Golden Plains Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Perry Lake (A), Proffitt Lake (B), Clark County State Lake (C), Wells Reservoir (D), Blue Hole (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snake Creek (A), Day Creek (B), Trout (C), Bear Creek (D), Big Sandy Creek (E), Redoubt Creek (F), Bullard Creek (G), Stink Creek (H), Keiger Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Meade County: Clark State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Coconino County, Arizona , Cowley County , Gallatin County, Illinois , Grant County , Labette County , Trigg County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 146
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 447 (42.2% naturalized citizens)

Meade County:

10.7%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 612010 or later
  • 1252000 to 2009
  • 1151990 to 1999
  • 961980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.0%

Meade County marital status for males Meade County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,681
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 80
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • Mobile homes: 181

Housing units in Meade County with a mortgage: 489 (8 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 704

Here:

41.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Meade County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,42011
Mainline Protestant1,0787
Catholic8343
None1,243-
Meade 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
Meade County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



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

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Meade County:

9.1%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Meade County:

29.1%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Meade County:

Average size of farms: 1345 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $233,673
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $223.22
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $213,784
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $158,677
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.57
Corn for grain: 77821 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 65615 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7292 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Meade County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 4410106.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Meade County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 716% 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 199.8 miles away from Meade County center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from the 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 55.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Meade County center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 13, 2017 - January 16, 2017, FEMA Id: 4304, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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, 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, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1462: May 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1462, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 02, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-378: May 02, 1973, FEMA Id: 378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Meade County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Meade

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,449 (75.9%)
  • Carpooled: 180 (9.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 94 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 179 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

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


  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (85%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Italy (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • El Salvador (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Meade County


  • German (31%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Russian (4%)
  • American (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,490.

3.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.90% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($42,213 average AGI)
2.30% relocated from other states ($23,098 average AGI)
Meade County:

2.30%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.03% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($31,745 average AGI)
1.55% relocated to other states ($10,226 average AGI)
Meade County:

1.55%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Meade County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Meade County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Meade County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Meade County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Meade County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Meade County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Meade County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Meade County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Meade County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 829 (766 aged, 63 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 220 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 21.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,818
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 436
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,015

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,059
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 865

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 22

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,183
  • Male householders: 836 (200 living alone), Female householders: 866 (272 living alone)
  • 930 spouses (930 opposite-sex spouses), 56 unmarried partners, (56 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,233 children (1,124 natural, 52 adopted, 57 stepchildren), 48 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 0 foster children, 7 other relatives, 24 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 123

Size of family households: 549 2-persons, 251 3-persons, 202 4-persons, 115 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 472 1-person, 48 2-persons.

733 married couples with children.
240 single-parent households (77 men, 163 women).

78.8% of residents of Meade speak English at home.
16.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $32,127,000 ($6,996 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $259,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,304,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,026,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,380,000
Federal grants: $3,899,000
Federal procurement contracts: $66,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $452,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $280,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,117,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,936,000

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

Births: 349
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 265
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +98
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -180
Here -39 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Meade County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.86 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Meade County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Meade County, Kansas
  • 242014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 692000 to 2009
  • 1071990 to 1999
  • 1811980 to 1989
  • 2891970 to 1979
  • 2331960 to 1969
  • 2471950 to 1959
  • 2091940 to 1949
  • 6061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Meade County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Meade County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Meade County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 1044 rooms
  • 2315 rooms
  • 2196 rooms
  • 1867 rooms
  • 1728 rooms
  • 2539+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Meade County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Meade County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 544 rooms
  • 1195 rooms
  • 1066 rooms
  • 467 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Meade County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Meade County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Meade County, Kansas
  • 1no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 2272 bedrooms
  • 4633 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 1995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Meade County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Meade County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 781 bedroom
  • 1452 bedrooms
  • 1993 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Meade County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Meade County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Meade County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 20no vehicle
  • 2661 vehicle
  • 4732 vehicles
  • 2353 vehicles
  • 1134 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Meade County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Meade County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 35no vehicle
  • 2241 vehicle
  • 1782 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

86.9% of Meade County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Kansas.

Meade County:

86.9%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 2,592
  • Other state: 1,115
  • Northeast: 49
  • Midwest: 242
  • South: 492
  • West: 329
Year householders moved into unit in Meade County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Meade County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 18.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

12.3%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

4.7%
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

Meade County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $952,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $239,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,675,000
    Regular Highways: $1,622,000
    Health - Other: $770,000
    Correctional Institutions: $759,000
    Police Protection: $659,000
    Financial Administration: $330,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $252,000
    Central Staff Services: $185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $472,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    Health - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
    General Local Government Support: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $685,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $51,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,401,000

Meade County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $952,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $239,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,675,000
    Regular Highways: $1,622,000
    Health - Other: $770,000
    Correctional Institutions: $759,000
    Police Protection: $659,000
    Financial Administration: $330,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $252,000
    Central Staff Services: $185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $472,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    Health - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
    General Local Government Support: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $685,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $51,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,401,000

Meade County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $952,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $239,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,675,000
    Regular Highways: $1,622,000
    Health - Other: $770,000
    Correctional Institutions: $759,000
    Police Protection: $659,000
    Financial Administration: $330,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $252,000
    Central Staff Services: $185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $472,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    Health - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
    General Local Government Support: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $685,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $51,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,401,000

Meade County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $952,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $239,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,675,000
    Regular Highways: $1,622,000
    Health - Other: $770,000
    Correctional Institutions: $759,000
    Police Protection: $659,000
    Financial Administration: $330,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $252,000
    Central Staff Services: $185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $472,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $176,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $82,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000
    Health - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $247,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
    General Local Government Support: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $685,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $51,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000
    Individual Income: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,401,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 40
  • Number of aged recipients: 5
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 35
  • Number of recipients under 18: 8
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 25
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 7
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 11
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 17
Most common first names in Meade County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5078.2 years
Mary4483.3 years
Margaret3183.4 years
William2877.4 years
Charles2579.9 years
Henry2481.6 years
Robert1972.9 years
George1979.5 years
James1772.1 years
Frank1777.1 years
Most common last names in Meade County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reimer2575.0 years
Friesen2079.7 years
Smith1979.5 years
Isaac1875.9 years
Classen1885.1 years
Boyd1677.5 years
Loewen1481.0 years
Cordes1376.5 years
Miller1280.8 years
Wilson1279.0 years
Businesses in Meade County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Ford1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Meade County on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"