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Population (year 2000): 10,232. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,169 (-0.6% change)
Males: 4,788 (46.8%), Females: 5,444 (53.2%)

Atchison County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $31,109 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,200 (year 2000)

Atchison, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Atchison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (15.6%), United States (9.1%), English (8.8%), Dutch (3.1%), Italian (2.6%).

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Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

Atchison,

For population 25 years and over in Atchison

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atchison city

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -542 (-5.0%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joseph, MO St. (24.2 miles pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (51.8 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (481.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lewis and Clark Village, MO (5.8 miles) , MO (7.3 miles Rushville, Iatan, MO (11.7 miles) , KS (12.0 miles Lancaster, Kalb, MO (14.1 miles De KS (15.1 miles Easton, Denton, KS (15.2 miles) , KS (15.8 miles Troy,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $142,400

Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 95.13 W

Area code: 913


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.4%), Manufacturing (17.8%), Retail trade (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,508 (+14.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,232 (72.6%)


 

Crime in Atchison by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 1 5
    per 100,000 29.3 9.8 48.9
Robberies 3 3 8
    per 100,000 29.3 29.3 78.2
Assaults 27 22 23
    per 100,000 263.9 215.0 224.8
Burglaries 57 99 80
    per 100,000 557.1 967.6 781.9
Thefts 313 238 296
    per 100,000 3059.0 2326.0 2892.9
Auto thefts 24 13 23
    per 100,000 234.6 127.1 224.8
253.4 226.6 276.4


Average climate in Atchison, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atchison,

Atchison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Atchison city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1961, a category 4 tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: MGP INGREDIENTS INC (GRAIN MILL PRODUCTS).


Hospital/medical center in Atchison:
  • ATCHISON HOSPITAL (1301 NORTH SECOND STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Atchison:
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WINCHESTER, KS)
  • NORTHWEST MO PSYCHIATRIC REHAB CTR (about 21 miles; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • CUSHING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; LEAVENWORTH, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Atchison:
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 22 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 36 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 49 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Atchison:
  • AMELIA EARHART (about 3 miles; ATCHISON, KS; ID: K59)
  • SHERMAN AAF (about 21 miles; FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS; ID: FLV)
  • RAINBOW AIR VILLAGE (about 26 miles; DEARBORN, MO; ID: 0C1)

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
Parks and Recreation 7 $12,336 $21,147 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $19,782 $26,376 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $10,576 $25,382 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $14,708 $35,299 0 $0
Firefighters 19 $60,653 $38,307 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,474 $41,688 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $19,253 $46,207 0 $0
Health 1 $2,185 $26,220 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 8 $13,981 $20,971 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,548 $18,576 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,398 $28,776 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $71,765 $37,442 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,520 $30,240 0 $0
Totals for Government 86 $235,178 $32,815 0 $0


Colleges/Universities in Atchison:
  • BENEDICTINE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,060; Location: 1020 N 2ND ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.benedictine.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • NORTHEAST KANSAS AREA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 108; Location: 1501 W RILEY ST; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atchison:
  • MISSOURI WESTERN STATE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,329)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 42 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 44 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; FT enrollment: 22,506)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,998)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 51 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
Public high schools in Atchison:
  • ATCHISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 1500 W. RILEY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BERT NASH INTERMEDIATE (Students: 62; Location: 1900 NORTH 2ND; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Atchison:
  • MAUR HILL PREP SCHOOL-BOYS (Students: 197; Location: 1000 GREEN STREET; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • MT ST SCHOLASTICA HIGH (Students: 109; Location: 810 R ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Atchison:
  • ATCHISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 775; Location: 825 N 17TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ATCHISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 301 N 5TH; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Atchison:
  • ATCHISON CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY S (Students: 390; Location: 1034 GREEN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 609 NORTH 8TH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Atchison:
  • ATCHISON LIBRARY (Operating income: $306,869; Location: 401 KANSAS AVENUE; 79,196 books; 809 audio materials; 1,915 video materials; 134 serial subscriptions)
 

Atchison 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Atchison:
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KAIR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ATCHISON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atchison:
  • K210CR (89.9 FM; ATCHISON, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atchison:
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)

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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