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Population (year 2000): 11,963. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,581 (-3.2% change)
Males: 5,609 (46.9%), Females: 6,354 (53.1%)

Cowley County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $29,158 (year 2000)
Median house value: $43,300 (year 2000)

Arkansas City, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Arkansas City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.3%)
  • American Indian (4.7%)
  • Black (4.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.9%)

Ancestries: German (19.7%), United States (13.3%), Irish (12.6%), English (10.9%), Dutch (4.0%), French (3.5%).City, Kansas

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Arkansas

For population 25 years and over in Arkansas City

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arkansas City city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,092 (-8.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Wichita, (47.7 miles pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (295.5 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Springs, KS (8.3 miles Geuda OK (12.6 miles Newkirk, KS Winfield, (13.3 miles KS (17.0 miles Oxford, Kildare, OK (17.7 miles) , OK (22.5 miles Braman, KS (22.9 miles Udall, KS (23.6 miles Dexter,
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,200

Latitude: 37.07 N, Longitude: 97.04 W

Area code: 620

Arkansas City, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.5%), Manufacturing (22.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -287 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,800 (56.4%)

Crime in Arkansas City by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 11 5
    per 100,000 66.9 92.0 41.8
Robberies 11 5 4
    per 100,000 92.0 41.8 33.4
Assaults 48 53 52
    per 100,000 401.2 443.0 434.7
Burglaries 104 87 107
    per 100,000 869.3 727.2 894.4
Thefts 462 357 462
    per 100,000 3861.9 2984.2 3861.9
Auto thefts 27 31 30
    per 100,000 225.7 259.1 250.8
368.0 328.9 350.8

Average climate in Arkansas City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Arkansas

Arkansas City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Arkansas City city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category 5 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Arkansas City:
  • SOUTH CENTRAL KS REGIONAL MED CENTER (216 W BIRCH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Arkansas City:
  • WILLIAM NEWTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WINFIELD, KS)
  • INTEGRIS BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • VIA CHRISTI OKLA REG MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; PONCA CITY, OK)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Arkansas City:
  • MC CONNELL AFB (about 42 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: IAB)
  • WICHITA MID-CONTINENT (about 47 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: ICT)
  • STILLWATER RGNL (about 63 miles; STILLWATER, OK; ID: SWO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Arkansas City:
  • STROTHER FIELD (about 7 miles; WINFIELD/ARKANSAS CITY, KS; ID: WLD)
  • SKY PARK (about 14 miles; NEWKIRK, OK; ID: 4K8)
  • OXFORD MUNI (about 15 miles; OXFORD, KS; ID: 55K)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9 $23,457 $31,276 3 $2,063
Water Supply 18 $48,097 $32,064 1 $804
Parks and Recreation 11 $25,687 $28,022 2 $2,103
Sewerage 5 $12,954 $31,089 0 $0
Hospitals 137 $369,913 $32,401 32 $35,752
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,440 $29,280 4 $979
Welfare 2 $4,357 $26,142 7 $3,941
Streets and Highways 7 $16,866 $28,913 2 $1,479
Fire - Other 1 $2,628 $31,536 0 $0
Firefighters 10 $37,514 $45,016 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $15,438 $30,876 6 $6,040
Police Protection - Officers 24 $78,566 $39,283 0 $0
Health 17 $52,667 $37,176 3 $2,883
Judicial and Legal 3 $9,615 $38,460 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $27,091 $65,018 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 11 $26,030 $28,396 5 $5,905
Totals for Government 267 $753,320 $33,857 65 $61,948
College/University in Arkansas City:
  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,392; Location: 125 S SECOND ST; Public; Website: www.cowley.cc.ks.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Arkansas City:
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; EL DORADO, KS; FT enrollment: 4,250)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 67 miles; STILLWATER, OK; FT enrollment: 16,937)
  • LANGSTON UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; LANGSTON, OK; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 91 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TULSA (about 99 miles; TULSA, OK; FT enrollment: 3,760)
Public high school in Arkansas City:
  • ARKANSAS CITY HIGH (Students: 887; Location: 1200 W RADIO LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Arkansas City:
  • ARK CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 1900 N F; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Arkansas City:
  • ARKANSAS CITY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 689; Location: 400 E KANSAS AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ADAMS ELEM (Students: 296; Location: 1201 N 10TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEM (Students: 280; Location: 300 NORTH B; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM (Students: 260; Location: 131 OSAGE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • I X L ELEM (Students: 235; Location: 6758 322ND ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FRANCES WILLARD ELEM (Students: 201; Location: 201 N 4TH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • C 4 ELEM (Students: 164; Location: 11945 292ND ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Arkansas City:
  • SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 312 SOUTH B STREET; Grades: KG - 5)
Library in Arkansas City:
  • ARKANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $283,312; Location: 120 E. FIFTH AVE.; 45,468 books; 961 audio materials; 1,041 video materials; 99 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: T G AND Y Family Center (A).

Shopping Center: Redwood Village Shopping Center (1).

Cemetery: Riverview Cemetery (1).

Parks in Arkansas City include: Paris Park (1), Carver Park (2), Spring Hill Park (3), Ranney Park (4), Wilson Park (5).


Arkansas City compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Arkansas City:
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: PONCA CITY PUBLISHING CO.)
  • KKLE (1550 AM; 0 kW; WINFILED, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Arkansas City:
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KACY (102.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: THIRD COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAXR (91.3 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • K201FZ (88.1 FM; ARKANSAS, KS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KIXR (104.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: MUR-THOM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • K212DX (90.3 FM; PONCA CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • K278AF (103.5 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Arkansas City:
  • K54FZ (Channel 54; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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