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Population (year 2000): 25,176. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,104 (+3.7% change)
Males: 12,998 (51.6%), Females: 12,178 (48.4%)

Ford County

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Median resident age: 28.9 years
Median household income: $37,156 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,900 (year 2000)

Dodge City, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Dodge City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (51.5%)
  • Hispanic (42.9%)
  • Other race (20.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.5%), United States (7.4%), Irish (6.0%), English (5.5%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

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Elevation: 2550 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Dodge City

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dodge City city

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

25.2% Foreign born (22.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,810 (+17.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Wichita, (184.3 miles pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (408.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (16.5 miles Ensign, KS (19.1 miles Spearville, KS Ford, (20.1 miles KS (22.0 miles Minneola, KS (22.9 miles Cimarron, KS (24.0 miles Jetmore, KS (28.8 miles Fowler, KS (30.1 miles Bucklin,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 43 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,900

Latitude: 37.76 N, Longitude: 100.02 W

Area code: 620


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,093 (+4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,332 (81.4%)


 

Crime in Dodge City by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 1 1
    per 100,000 11.9 4.0 4.0
Rapes 17 11 20
    per 100,000 67.5 43.7 79.4
Robberies 23 35 22
    per 100,000 91.4 139.0 87.4
Assaults 79 126 96
    per 100,000 313.8 500.5 381.3
Burglaries 267 230 246
    per 100,000 1060.5 913.6 977.1
Thefts 1,087 1,045 1,195
    per 100,000 4317.6 4150.8 4746.6
Auto thefts 76 69 88
    per 100,000 301.9 274.1 349.5
400.2 415.2 424.5


Average climate in Dodge City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dodge

Dodge City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Dodge City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1972, a category 4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Dennis Hopper - (born 1936), actor and film director.


Hospital/medical center in Dodge City:
  • WESTERN PLAINS MEDICAL COMPLEX (3001 AVENUE A)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dodge City:
  • HODGEMAN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (about 23 miles; JETMORE, KS)
  • MINNEOLA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; MINNEOLA, KS)
  • EDWARDS CO HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CTR (about 43 miles; KINSLEY, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dodge City:
  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; ID: DDC)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 50 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; ID: GCK)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 82 miles; LIBERAL, KS; ID: LBL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dodge City:
  • WILROADS GARDENS (about 8 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; ID: 9K1)
  • JETMORE MUNI (about 18 miles; JETMORE, KS; ID: K79)
  • CIMARRON MUNI (about 24 miles; CIMARRON, KS; ID: 8K8)

Amtrak station:
DODGE CITY (CENTRAL & WYATT EARP STS.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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
Firefighters 23 $73,600 $38,400 0 $0
Correction 1 $2,356 $28,272 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $62,700 $50,160 0 $0
Airports 1 $2,555 $30,660 1 $620
Health 5 $9,677 $23,224 2 $1,634
Solid Waste Management 13 $25,700 $23,723 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $13,913 $33,391 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 32 $83,689 $31,383 64 $19,913
Water Supply 13 $32,409 $29,916 0 $0
Transit 2 $4,012 $24,072 0 $0
Local Libraries 16 $36,229 $27,171 7 $3,553
Other and Unallocable 13 $37,014 $34,166 6 $2,513
Financial Administration 10 $29,568 $35,481 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $22,357 $53,656 6 $3,870
Judicial and Legal 4 $8,770 $26,310 2 $596
Police Protection - Officers 48 $155,998 $38,999 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $23,023 $25,116 2 $1,760
Totals for Government 217 $623,570 $34,483 90 $34,459


College/University in Dodge City:
  • DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,177; Location: 2501 N 14TH AVE; Public; Website: www.dccc.cc.ks.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodge City:
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 147 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 176 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 178 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 213 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,392)
Public high school in Dodge City:
  • DODGE CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,694; Location: 2201 ROSS BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dodge City:
  • DODGE CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 844; Location: 2000 SIXTH; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • COMANCHE INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 581; Location: 1601 FIRST AVE.; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • MILLER ELEM (Students: 476; Location: 1100 AVE G; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LINN ELEMENTARY (Students: 450; Location: 1900 W LINN ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTHWEST ELEM (Students: 434; Location: 2100 SIXTH; Grades: KG - 04)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEM (Students: 418; Location: 511 SUNNYSIDE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 330; Location: 1100 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BEESON ELEMENTARY (Students: 330; Location: 1700 W BEESON RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • SOULE INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 295; Location: 401 SOULE STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • WILROADS GARDENS ELEM (Students: 108; Location: 11558 E MAIN RD; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Dodge City:
  • SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 905 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Dodge City:
  • DODGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $685,681; Location: 1001 N. SECOND AVE.; 110,601 books; 2,281 audio materials; 4,741 video materials; 170 serial subscriptions)
 

Dodge City compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodge City:
  • KDCC (1550 AM; 1 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodge City:
  • K225AG (96.3 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KODC-LP (102.1 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH)
  • KOLS (95.5 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KONQ (91.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKJQ (97.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSH (96.3 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSA (105.9 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJIL (99.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dodge City:
  • KSAS-LP (Channel 29; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K09VS (Channel 9; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KDCK (Channel 21; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KBSD-TV (Channel 6; ENSIGN, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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