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Ottawa County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 5,827 (all rural); it was 6,163 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,205
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 792
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,997
Renter-occupied apartments: 459 (it was 433 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

32%

Land area: 721 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ottawa County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.0%), Manufacturing (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 38%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 58%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Ottawa County, KS (2019)
    • 5,44894.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1622.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 641.1%Two or more races
    • 550.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 360.6%Asian alone
    • 330.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 2,987  (51.3%)
Females: 2,840  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Ottawa County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,072 ($38,009 in 1999)
This county:

$57,072
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $473 (lower quartile is $369, upper quartile is $566)
This county:

$473
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,563 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Ottawa:

$113,563
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,602 - $196,189
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,279
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $494

Institutionalized population: 98

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 67
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Health of residents in Ottawa 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 3.4. This is about average.
63.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
45.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
47.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 209 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 177 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Ottawa, KS residents
Average permit cost in Ottawa, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,457 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,727 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Ottawa, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ottawa, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ottawa, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
Ottawa County:

9.5%
Kansas:

11.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.9% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.6 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 47.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 18.2 years old, American Indian residents: 63.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ottawa County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Minneapolis, Bennington, Delphos, Tescott, Culver, Ada.

Ottawa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Marion County, West Virginia , Leavenworth County , Loudoun County, Virginia , Menard County, Illinois , Switzerland County, Indiana , Trimble County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 149
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 60 (43.5% naturalized citizens)

Ottawa County:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.6%

Ottawa County marital status for males Ottawa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,458
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 62
  • 3 or 4: 44
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 20
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 144

Housing units in Ottawa County with a mortgage: 950 (18 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,030

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ottawa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,39914
Evangelical Protestant6248
Catholic4432
Other1-
None3,624-
Ottawa 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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Ottawa County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ottawa County:

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

28.2%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Ottawa County:

Average size of farms: 812 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $95,961
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $111.57
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,428
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.94%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,061
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.42%
Corn for grain: 1849 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 111374 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 13716 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Ottawa County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 619% 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 191.3 miles away from Ottawa County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 253.7 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 128.4 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 191.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from Ottawa County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 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, And Flooding, Incident Period: October 4, 2018 - October 15, 2018, FEMA Id: 4417, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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
  • Kansas Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1000: July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: 1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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 Ottawa County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ottawa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,139 (73.8%)
  • Carpooled: 115 (7.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 108 (7.0%)
  • Worked at home: 177 (11.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (60%)
  • France (18%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ottawa County


  • German (26%)
  • American (17%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 69 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,748.

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.32% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($38,325 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($13,260 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

1.73%
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 Saline County, KS  2.98% ($39,826 average AGI)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.67% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($38,058 average AGI)
0.90% relocated to other states ($4,890 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.90%
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 Saline County, KS  2.99% ($39,129 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Ottawa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Ottawa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ottawa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,165 (1,046 aged, 119 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 174 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (28)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 16.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,628
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 842
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,292

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,045
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,192
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,827
  • Male householders: 1,315 (293 living alone), Female householders: 1,150 (327 living alone)
  • 1,419 spouses (1,415 opposite-sex spouses), 116 unmarried partners, (116 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,492 children (1,386 natural, 66 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 74 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 0 foster children, 11 other relatives, 112 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 85

Size of family households: 907 2-persons, 306 3-persons, 312 4-persons, 126 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 636 1-person, 127 2-persons, 1 3-persons.

931 married couples with children.
252 single-parent households (44 men, 208 women).

97.9% of residents of Ottawa speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $35,566,000 ($5,760 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $740,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,522,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,278,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,396,000
Federal grants: $4,677,000
Federal procurement contracts: $345,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,348,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,366,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,372,000

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

Births: 359
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 434
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +35
Here +6 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ottawa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.57 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • 322014 or later
  • 472010 to 2013
  • 2322000 to 2009
  • 2751990 to 1999
  • 1351980 to 1989
  • 2411970 to 1979
  • 2781960 to 1969
  • 2151950 to 1959
  • 1161940 to 1949
  • 1,2211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ottawa County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • 11 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 714 rooms
  • 3795 rooms
  • 3726 rooms
  • 4257 rooms
  • 2978 rooms
  • 4059+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 964 rooms
  • 1125 rooms
  • 806 rooms
  • 647 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ottawa County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • 1no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 3922 bedrooms
  • 8963 bedrooms
  • 3944 bedrooms
  • 2185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa County, Kansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 1642 bedrooms
  • 1373 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 3761 vehicle
  • 6732 vehicles
  • 4533 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 1885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 39no vehicle
  • 2241 vehicle
  • 1482 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

90.8% of Ottawa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Kansas.

Ottawa County:

90.8%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 4,545
  • Other state: 1,193
  • Northeast: 76
  • Midwest: 540
  • South: 334
  • West: 242
Year householders moved into unit in Ottawa County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ottawa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

1.6%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

5.4%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

29.8%
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

Ottawa County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,176,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Hospitals: $421,000
    Health - Other: $208,000
    Central Staff Services: $179,000
    General Public Buildings: $132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,683,000

Ottawa County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,176,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Hospitals: $421,000
    Health - Other: $208,000
    Central Staff Services: $179,000
    General Public Buildings: $132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,683,000

Ottawa County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,176,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Hospitals: $421,000
    Health - Other: $208,000
    Central Staff Services: $179,000
    General Public Buildings: $132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,683,000

Ottawa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,176,000
    Police Protection: $665,000
    Hospitals: $421,000
    Health - Other: $208,000
    Central Staff Services: $179,000
    General Public Buildings: $132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $105,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,683,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 64
  • Number of aged recipients: 6
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 58
  • Number of recipients under 18: 18
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 37
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 9
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 33
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 26
Most common first names in Ottawa County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5378.8 years
Mary4484.5 years
George4180.4 years
William3680.8 years
Robert3272.7 years
Charles3282.9 years
James2770.8 years
Harold2774.5 years
Ethel2285.1 years
Fred2177.6 years
Most common last names in Ottawa County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4679.3 years
Nelson3279.6 years
Johnson3080.6 years
Miller2480.6 years
Baker2076.5 years
Brown1978.6 years
Lott1582.3 years
Allison1582.2 years
Peterson1586.3 years
Hurtig1377.4 years
Businesses in Ottawa County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Pizza Hut1U-Haul1
True Value1UPS1