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Population (year 2000): 44,831. Estimated population in July 2005: 48,668 (+8.6% change)
Males: 23,107 (51.5%), Females: 21,724 (48.5%)

Riley County

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Median resident age: 23.5 years
Median household income: $30,463 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,900 (year 2000)

Manhattan, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Manhattan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.4%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.7%), English (12.0%), Irish (11.9%), United States (5.3%), Swedish (4.0%), French (3.5%).

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Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles

Manhattan,

For population 25 years and over in Manhattan

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manhattan city

  • Never married: 50.4%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

6.5% Foreign born (3.4% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,692 (+3.9%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Topeka, (62.5 miles pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Lincoln, (112.2 miles pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (442.2 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (10.0 miles Ogden, George, KS (11.6 miles St. Fort Riley-Camp Whiteside, KS (14.6 miles) , Olsburg, KS (16.8 miles) , Riley North, KS Fort (17.1 miles Plaza, KS (18.0 miles Grandview KS (18.1 miles Riley, KS (18.5 miles Westmoreland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 57 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2003: 168 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2005: 231 buildings, average cost: $156,500

Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 96.59 W

Area code: 785


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (36.5%), Retail trade (13.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,779 (+6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,791 (77.3%)

Average climate in Manhattan, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Manhattan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1960, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Manhattan city center injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 49.5 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Damon Runyon - (1884-1947), author, Elvira - horror actress, Jon McGraw - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Apr 2, 1979), Cassandra Peterson - (born 1951), (Elvira), actress.


Main business address for: LANDMARK BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Manhattan:
  • MANHATTAN SURGICAL HOSPITAL LLC (1829 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1105 SUNSET AVE)
  • MERCY HEALTH CENTER OF MANHATTAN INC (1823 COLLEGE AVE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Manhattan:
  • MANHATTAN RGNL (about 7 miles; MANHATTAN, KS; ID: MHK)
  • FORBES FIELD (about 67 miles; TOPEKA, KS; ID: FOE)
  • SALINA MUNI (about 79 miles; SALINA, KS; ID: SLN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Manhattan:
  • FREEMAN FIELD (about 21 miles; JUNCTION CITY, KS; ID: 3JC)
  • WAMEGO MUNI (about 24 miles; WAMEGO, KS; ID: 69K)
  • CHARLES E GRUTZMACHER MUNI (about 36 miles; ONAGA, KS; ID: 52K)

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
Natural Resources 6 $14,455 $28,910 0 $0
Water Supply 31 $88,788 $34,369 1 $912
Other and Unallocable 8 $16,226 $24,339 1 $1,408
Parks and Recreation 47 $119,777 $30,581 124 $26,504
Financial Administration 14 $49,339 $42,290 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 10 $31,000 $37,200 0 $0
Other Government Administration 26 $92,609 $42,742 9 $1,966
Fire - Other 8 $21,401 $32,101 1 $1,277
Streets and Highways 36 $90,916 $30,305 0 $0
Airports 9 $20,685 $27,580 0 $0
Health 7 $15,518 $26,602 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $7,233 $28,932 0 $0
Sewerage 20 $49,312 $29,587 1 $1,503
Firefighters 68 $233,347 $41,178 9 $3,604
Totals for Government 293 $850,608 $34,837 146 $37,175


Colleges/Universities in Manhattan:
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 19,210; Location: ANDERSON HALL; Public; Website: www.ksu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • MANHATTAN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 340; Location: 1415 ANDERSON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mccks.edu)
  • MANHATTAN AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 313; Location: 3136 DICKENS AVE; Public; Website: www.matc.net)
  • AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BAKING (FT enrollment: 202; Location: 1213 BAKERS WAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aibonline.org)
  • CRUMS BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 512 POYNTZ AVE BOX 663; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Manhattan:
  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA (about 58 miles; TOPEKA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)
  • EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; EMPORIA, KS; FT enrollment: 4,528)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 93 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; FT enrollment: 22,506)
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 96 miles; EL DORADO, KS; FT enrollment: 4,250)
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 112 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 5,137)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN (about 113 miles; LINCOLN, NE; FT enrollment: 19,806)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
Public high school in Manhattan:
  • MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOL WEST/EAST CAMPUS (Students: 1,885; Location: 2100 POYNTZ AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Manhattan:
  • FLINT HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 3905 GREEN VALLEY ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAITH BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 1001 SOUTH SCENIC DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Manhattan:
  • FRANK V BERGMAN ELEM (Students: 484; Location: 3430 LOMBARD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUSAN B ANTHONY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 2501 BROWNING; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTHVIEW ELEM (Students: 421; Location: 300 GRIFFITH DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • AMANDA ARNOLD ELEM (Students: 391; Location: 1435 HUDSON; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MARLATT ELEM (Students: 359; Location: 2715 HOBBS; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DWIGHT D EISENHOWER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 800 WALTERS DR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • THEO ROOSEVELT ELEM (Students: 319; Location: 1401 HOUSTON STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WOODROW WILSON ELEM (Students: 295; Location: 312 N JULIETTE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LEE ELEM (Students: 251; Location: 701 LEE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Manhattan:
  • MANHATTAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 306 SOUTH JULIETTE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Manhattan:
  • MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,887,270; Location: 629 POYNTZ AVENUE; 201,556 books; 3,872 audio materials; 4,386 video materials; 302 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Manhattan: Stagg Hill Golf Course (A), Village Plaza (B).

Shopping Centers: Aggieville Shopping Center (1), West Loop Shopping Center (2), Boulevard Bend Shopping Center (3).

Church in Manhattan: Casement Road Church (A).

Cemetery: Sunset Cemetery (1).

Lake: Sand Lake (A).

Parks in Manhattan include: Battery Park (1), Pioneer Park (2), Warner Memorial Park (3), Memorial Stadium (4), Westwood Park (5), Riverside Park (6), Griffith Ball Park (7), Northview Park (8), Longs Park (9).


Manhattan compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Manhattan:
  • KMAN (1350 AM; 1 kW; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCK (1420 AM; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manhattan:
  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQLA (103.5 FM; OGDEN, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSDB-FM (91.9 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMKF (101.5 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXBZ (104.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBLS (102.5 FM; NORTH FORT RILEY, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KHCA (95.3 FM; WAMEGO, KS; Owner: KHCA, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KANV (91.3 FM; OLSBURG, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K214CZ (90.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Manhattan:
  • KKSU-LP (Channel 21; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K31BW (Channel 31; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMJT-CA (Channel 15; OGDEN, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • K39BR (Channel 39; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS B/CST.SERVICE,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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