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Population (year 2000): 11,921. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,597 (+5.7% change)
Males: 5,812 (48.8%), Females: 6,109 (51.2%)

Franklin County

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Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $34,071 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,900 (year 2000)

Ottawa, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Ottawa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), United States (13.4%), English (10.5%), Irish (9.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), French (2.5%).

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Elevation: 901 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Ottawa,

For population 25 years and over in Ottawa

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ottawa city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +849 (+7.7%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Lawrence, (24.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (58.5 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (415.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (8.6 miles Princeton, KS Rantoul, (12.1 miles City, KS (12.7 miles Baldwin KS (12.7 miles Pomona, KS Richmond, (14.5 miles KS (14.7 miles Wellsville, KS (16.5 miles Williamsburg, KS (17.4 miles Lane,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 36 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $186,200

Latitude: 38.61 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area code: 785


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.9%), Retail trade (15.7%), Manufacturing (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +872 (+7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,390 (58.9%)


 

Crime in Ottawa by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 5 12
    per 100,000 41.9 41.9 100.7
Robberies 2 3 0
    per 100,000 16.8 25.2 0.0
Assaults 34 25 28
    per 100,000 285.2 209.7 234.9
Burglaries 86 94 99
    per 100,000 721.4 788.5 830.5
Thefts 364 435 631
    per 100,000 3053.4 3649.0 5293.2
Auto thefts 25 23 24
    per 100,000 209.7 192.9 201.3
268.3 282.9 373.2


Average climate in Ottawa, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ottawa,

Ottawa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Ottawa city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Gary Hart.


Hospital/medical center in Ottawa:
  • RANSOM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1301 S MAIN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ottawa:
  • OSAWATOMIE STATE HOSP PSYCHIATRIC (about 23 miles; OSAWATOMIE, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; GARNETT, KS)
  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; LAWRENCE, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ottawa:
  • FORBES FIELD (about 36 miles; TOPEKA, KS; ID: FOE)
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 59 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 61 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ottawa:
  • OTTAWA MUNI (about 6 miles; OTTAWA, KS; ID: OWI)
  • VINLAND VALLEY AERODROME (about 17 miles; BALDWIN CITY, KS; ID: K64)
  • GARNETT MUNI (about 24 miles; GARNETT, KS; ID: K68)


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
Other and Unallocable 7 $21,806 $37,381 1 $1,335
Firefighters 20 $66,072 $39,643 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $40,286 $40,286 0 $0
Health 2 $4,066 $24,396 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,979 $35,748 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $25,600 $38,400 0 $0
Financial Administration 13 $41,132 $37,968 1 $372
Other Government Administration 12 $48,852 $48,852 1 $945
Judicial and Legal 2 $5,059 $30,354 2 $536
Police Protection - Officers 26 $110,045 $50,790 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $20,772 $35,609 5 $717
Water Supply 12 $38,619 $38,619 1 $128
Electric Power 26 $86,304 $39,832 0 $0
Totals for Government 148 $511,592 $41,480 11 $4,033


College/University in Ottawa:
  • OTTAWA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 416; Location: 1001 S CEDAR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ottawa.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ottawa:
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 24 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; Full-time enrollment: 22,506)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA (about 46 miles; TOPEKA, KS; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 49 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 54 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 56 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
Public high school in Ottawa:
  • OTTAWA SR HIGH (Students: 840; Location: 1120 SOUTH ASH; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ottawa:
  • OTTAWA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 1230 SOUTH ASH; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 257; Location: 728 N CEDAR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EUGENE FIELD ELEM (Students: 223; Location: 720 TREMONT; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GARFIELD ELEM (Students: 223; Location: 1213 COLLEGE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EISENHOWER ELEM (Students: 157; Location: 1404 SOUTH ASH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEM (Students: 152; Location: 501 S POPLAR; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Ottawa:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 408 SOUTH CEDAR; Grades: KG - 6)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 3755 NEVADA RD; Grades: KG - 11)
Library in Ottawa:
  • OTTAWA LIBRARY (Operating income: $571,368; Location: 105 S HICKORY ST; 48,569 books; 1,073 audio materials; 1,881 video materials; 140 serial subscriptions)
 

Ottawa 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.
  • 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 Ottawa:
  • KOFO (1220 AM; 0 kW; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: BRANDY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ottawa:
  • KTJO-FM (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: OTTAWA UNIVERSITY)
  • KRBW (90.5 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KNBU (89.7 FM; BALDWIN CITY, KS; Owner: BAKER UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ottawa:
  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K58CX (Channel 58; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST 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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