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Wilson County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 8,695 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 10,332 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,586
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,394
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,282
Renter-occupied apartments: 953 (it was 921 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 574 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilson County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.6%), Wholesale trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Wilson County, KS (2019)
    • 7,95191.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3514.0%Two or more races
    • 2863.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 430.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 390.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Asian alone
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 4,247  (48.9%)
Females: 4,448  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Wilson County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,360 ($29,747 in 1999)
This county:

$50,360
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $458 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $624)
This county:

$458
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,968 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Wilson:

$78,968
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,108 - $135,140

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $105,407
Here:

$105,407
State:

$207,668

Townhouses or other attached units: $170,627
Here:

$170,627
State:

$194,239

Mobile homes: $77,325
Here:

$77,325
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $934
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 121

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 7
Wilson County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,600
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $36,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $224,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilson, KS residents
Average permit cost in Wilson, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,291 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,134 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Wilson, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wilson, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wilson, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.5%
Wilson County:

13.5%
Kansas:

11.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for American Indian residents, 70.0% for other race residents, 38.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.3 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 57.8 years old, American Indian residents: 41.8 years old, Asian residents: 68.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 32.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilson County is $399 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Neodesha, Fredonia, Altoona, Buffalo, Benedict, New Albany, Coyville.

Wilson 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wilson County: Prairie Ridge Golf Club (A), Chanute Electric Department Plant Number 2 (B), Saint Paul Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Galesburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Thayer Sewer Treatment Plant (E), Erie Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Trent (G), Sailors Stock Farm (H), Beachner Grain Elevator Number 15 (I), Beachner Grain Elevator Number 12 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilson County include: Big Creek United Methodist Chapel (A), Bethel Church (B), South Valley Chapel (C), Good Shepard Lutheran Church (D), Otterbein United Brethren Church (E), Excelsior Church (F), Shaw Christian Church (G), Thayer Christian Church (H), Healing Center Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Morehead Cemetery (1), Plainfield Cemetery (2), Thayer Cemetery (3), South Center Cemetery (4), Brethren Cemetery (5), Mount Hope Cemetery (6), Valley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Allen Lake (A), Halfmoon Lake (B), Little Halfmoon Lake (C), Timber Lake (D), Lake Parsons (E), Thayer City Lake (F), Lake McKinley (G), Veterans of Foreign Wars Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ogeese Creek (A), Bachelor Creek (B), Murphy Creek (C), Big Creek (D), Brogan Creek (E), Fourmile Creek (F), Rock Creek (G), Elk River (H), Little Elk Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wilson County include: Neosho Wildlife Area (1), Neosho State Fishing Lake (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allen County , Breckinridge County, Kentucky , Somerset County, Maryland , Harper County , Kiowa County , McLean County, Kentucky , Seward County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 264
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 93 (78.6% naturalized citizens)

Wilson County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.9%

Wilson County marital status for males Wilson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,672
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 91
  • 3 or 4: 104
  • 5 to 9: 36
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 67
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 657
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Wilson County with a mortgage: 1,219 (7 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,555

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wilson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,20721
Mainline Protestant1,71110
Catholic8002
Other-1
None4,691-
Wilson 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: 2
Wilson County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Wilson County:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wilson County:

9.6%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Wilson County:

29.1%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Wilson County:

Average size of farms: 607 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $57,001
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $128.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,798
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $86,021
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.87%
Corn for grain: 13980 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 45432 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 54540 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 29 acres

Tornado activity:

Wilson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1355802.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 34 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/4/2003, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 727% 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 100.9 miles away from Wilson County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 149.9 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 122.0 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 104.3 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 178.7 miles away from Wilson County center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 148.7 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 Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wilson County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, 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 - Wilson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,267 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 460 (10.9%)
  • Bus: 18 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 209 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 185 (4.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction 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 (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (34%)
  • Brazil (30%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Philippines (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wilson County


  • German (30%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Brazilian (1%)

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

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

  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,552.

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.28% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($29,012 average AGI)
0.85% relocated from other states ($3,485 average AGI)
Wilson County:

0.85%
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 Neosho County, KS  1.37% ($43,089 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KS  0.94% ($25,484)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($77,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.46% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($72,127 average AGI)
0.79% relocated to other states ($5,387 average AGI)
Wilson County:

0.79%
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 Montgomery County, KS  1.27% ($33,976 average AGI)
to Neosho County, KS  0.64% ($41,810)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Wilson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wilson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wilson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,135 (1,785 aged, 350 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 190 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (204)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (190)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (70)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (23)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (14)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 20.11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,790
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 764
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,742

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,342
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,251
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,695
  • Male householders: 1,854 (560 living alone), Female householders: 1,887 (613 living alone)
  • 1,781 spouses (1,781 opposite-sex spouses), 237 unmarried partners, (214 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,136 children (1,911 natural, 93 adopted, 134 stepchildren), 304 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 0 foster children, 80 other relatives, 216 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 144

Size of family households: 1,185 2-persons, 411 3-persons, 348 4-persons, 304 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 90 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,173 1-person, 137 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 35 4-persons.

981 married couples with children.
684 single-parent households (103 men, 581 women).

98.6% of residents of Wilson speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.1% 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 not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $72,222,000 ($7,261 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,198,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,260,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,087,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,292,000
Federal grants: $22,780,000
Federal procurement contracts: $597,000 ($20,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,205,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $543,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,046,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,333,000

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

Births: 579
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 752
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -315
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wilson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.23 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Wilson County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Wilson County, Kansas
  • 672014 or later
  • 752010 to 2013
  • 3862000 to 2009
  • 4391990 to 1999
  • 3271980 to 1989
  • 7751970 to 1979
  • 3351960 to 1969
  • 3931950 to 1959
  • 3631940 to 1949
  • 1,5371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilson County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Kansas
  • 161 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 533 rooms
  • 2224 rooms
  • 5215 rooms
  • 7526 rooms
  • 4877 rooms
  • 3118 rooms
  • 3739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Kansas
  • 461 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 1553 rooms
  • 1974 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 1006 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilson County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Kansas
  • 26no bedroom
  • 751 bedroom
  • 6002 bedrooms
  • 1,4703 bedrooms
  • 4434 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Kansas
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1771 bedroom
  • 3262 bedrooms
  • 2543 bedrooms
  • 1114 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 67no vehicle
  • 6151 vehicle
  • 1,0092 vehicles
  • 6683 vehicles
  • 2154 vehicles
  • 1765+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 142no vehicle
  • 5041 vehicle
  • 2272 vehicles
  • 523 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

89.4% of Wilson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Kansas.

Wilson County:

89.4%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 6,684
  • Other state: 1,888
  • Northeast: 56
  • Midwest: 466
  • South: 830
  • West: 532
Year householders moved into unit in Wilson County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

10.5%

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

4.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

7.9%
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

Wilson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,581,000
    Other: $262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $197,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,752,000
    Regular Highways: $1,860,000
    Police Protection: $1,500,000
    Health - Other: $870,000
    General - Other: $710,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,940,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,675,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $265,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $802,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Police Protection: $53,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,048,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $76,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,673,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $102,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,084,000

Wilson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,581,000
    Other: $262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $197,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,752,000
    Regular Highways: $1,860,000
    Police Protection: $1,500,000
    Health - Other: $870,000
    General - Other: $710,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,940,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,675,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $265,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $802,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Police Protection: $53,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,048,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $76,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,673,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $102,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,084,000

Wilson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,581,000
    Other: $262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $197,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,752,000
    Regular Highways: $1,860,000
    Police Protection: $1,500,000
    Health - Other: $870,000
    General - Other: $710,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,940,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,675,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $265,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $802,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Police Protection: $53,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,048,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $76,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,673,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $102,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,084,000

Wilson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,581,000
    Other: $262,000
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $197,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,752,000
    Regular Highways: $1,860,000
    Police Protection: $1,500,000
    Health - Other: $870,000
    General - Other: $710,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $382,000
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,940,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,675,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $265,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $802,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Police Protection: $53,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,048,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $76,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,673,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $102,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,084,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 244
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 219
  • Number of recipients under 18: 34
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 169
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 41
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 104
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 132
Most common first names in Wilson County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10380.5 years
John10278.7 years
William10179.1 years
Charles9977.6 years
James7775.5 years
Robert6068.5 years
George5677.4 years
Helen4579.0 years
Ruth4480.4 years
Harry4479.1 years
Most common last names in Wilson County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.8 years
Johnson4973.9 years
Wilson4380.8 years
Miller2981.7 years
Cox2681.0 years
Jones2377.8 years
Scott2380.4 years
Taylor2376.2 years
Hall2379.6 years
Davis2178.0 years
Businesses in Wilson County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1