City of Stockton

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Community Profile

Location

Distance in miles(mi.) from:
Chicago 784 mi.
Dallas 578 mi.
Denver 374 mi.  (4.5 hr. drive time)
Kansas City 318 mi.  (4.0 hr. drive time)
Los Angeles 1,432 mi.
Minneapolis 701 mi.
New York 1,507 mi.
St. Louis 544 mi.
Omaha 290 mi.
 

 

Population

Year City County

2010 Census

1,329

5,181

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Climate

Average Daily Temperature:

January 38 °F July 93 °F
April 66 °F October 69 °F

Average Annual Precipitation

23 in.

Average Annual Snowfall

24 in.

Average Days of Sunshine/Year

325 days  (clear or partly clear)

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Work Force

Labor Data for Rooks County:
Civilian Work Force 2,563
Employed 2,460
Manufacturing 296
Services 212
Government 773
Whls/Retail 585
Agriculture 498
Unemployed 82
Unemployment Rate 4.1% (March 2017 – County)
Hourly Wage Rates in Selected Occupation:
Occupation Average Wage Rates
Assemblers & Fabricators $ 10.02
Customer Service Representatives $ 9.50
Industrial Machinery Mechanics $ 14.40
Industrial Truck/Tractor Operator $ 10.03
Receptionists & Info. Clerk $ 7.86
Word Processors & Typists $ 8.75
Percent of labor force unionized 1 %
Work Stoppages in last 2 years 0

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Municipal Services

Type of local government: Commission/Manager
Comprehensive city plan Yes
City zoning adopted Yes
Full-time fire department personnel 0
Volunteer fire department personnel 23
Fire insurance class in the city 7
Fire insurance class outside city 9
Full-time police 5
Part-time police  
Full-time sheriff patrol 5

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Transportation

Motor Carriers  
Number of carriers 3
Number of terminals in the community: 0

Highways serving the community
Interstate (E-W) I-70 / 38 mi.
Interstate (N-S) I-135 / 113 mi.
U.S./Kansas (E-W) US 24 / 0 mi.
U.S./Kansas (N-S) US 183 / 0 mi.
Interstate/Nebraska (E-W) I-80 / 90 mi.

Time in transit for carload or truckload lots
City Days by truck Days by railroad
Atlanta

2

8

Chicago

1.5

3

Dallas

1

3

Denver

0.5

5

Kansas City

0.5

1

Los Angeles

2.25

9

Minneapolis

1

3

New York

2.5

10

Seattle

2.5

8

St. Louis

1

2


Rail
Railroads serving community: No
Reciprocal switching available: No
Distance to nearest service: 38 mi.

Package Delivery Service
Ground firms: Federal Express, Pony Express, UPS
Air firms:  
Air:  
Distance to nearest public airport: 5 mi.
Runway surface: Concrete
Runway length: 5000 ft.
Lighted: Yes
Tower: No
Private aircraft storage available: Overnight or short-term available
Nearest commercial air service: 40 mi.
Names of airlines serving: United Express
City adjoins navigable river: No

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Telecommunications

     
Local service provider: Nex-Tech, AT&T
Primary long distance provider (s): Nex-Tech, AT&T
Distance to Point of Presence: 14 mi.
Services available: Fiber to the premises available throughout the community. T1: Yes ISDN: Yes
T3: No xDSL: Yes

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Utilities

Electric Service Supplier: City of Stockton
Interconnected: Yes
Telephone Service Supplier: Nex-Tech, AT&T
Fiber Optics: Yes
Point of Presence: local
Natural Gas Supplier: Midwest Energy
Water Supplier: City of Stockton
Water Source: Wells
Capacity of Water Plant: 1,000,000 gal./day
Average Consumption: 339,000 gal./day
Peak Demand: 860,000 gal./day
Storage Capacity: 600,000 gal.
Sanitation
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant: Lagoon
Capacity in Gallons/Day: 700,000
Present Load in Gallons/Day: 210,000
Capacity/Population Equivalent: 3,500
Present Load/Population Equivalent: 1,825

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Tax Structure

Total Sales Tax Rate (city, county and state): 9.5%
Property Tax Rate 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004  
City 76.002 67.886 68.755 67.575 68.380 68.220 67.523 69.797 64.438 63.023 61.529 61.404 65.032  
County 78.853 64.211 61.432 59.400 60.817 60.729 62.927 67.946 62.595 65.092 61.315 61.084 79.523  
School 59.073 59.687 57.616 60.376 60.268 61.361 64.194 65.213 52.465 51.239 49.472 40.535 40.052  
Other 17.550 16.384 14.074 13.485 12.200 12.099 12.102 13.252 11.154 12.096 9.587 13.717 14.109  
Total 231.478 208.168 201.877 200.836 201.665 202.409 206.746 216.208 190.652 191.450 181.903 176.740 198.716  
Tax Assessed Value: $6,571,882

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                             Community Services

Support Services
Machine shops in the city: No  
Tool and die shops in the city: No

Financial Institutions
Number of banks in the city: 2
Assets $73,000,000.00
Number of savings and loan firms: 0
Assets $
Health Care
Hospital in the community: No
Number of beds: 20
Nearest hospital: Rooks Co. Health Center, 13 miles
Clinic in the community: Yes
MD 5  (county) Optometrist 2  (county)
Dentist 2       “ Osteopath 0
Chiropractor 3       “ Podiatrist 0

Housing
No. of housing units built in last two years (county) 12
Average monthly rental: House 300
Average monthly rental: Apartment 200
Average cost – new construction $120/sq ft.
Average cost – lots 1200-1500
Vacancy rate: houses 20
Vacancy rate: apartments 3

Recreation Facilities
Recreation facilities in city or within 25 miles:
Public golf course Yes Public tennis courts Yes
Public parks Yes Public swim pools Yes
Country club Yes YMCA/Wellness Center No
Library Yes No. of theatres 1
Nearest public access lake, reservoir, or river: Webster Reservoir, State Park
Distance: 8 mi.
Activities allowed:
Fishing Yes Camping Yes
Boating Yes Swimming Yes
Water Skiing Yes

Convention/Lodging Facilities
Number of hotels: 0 Rooms 0
Number of motels: 2 Rooms 26
Bed & Breakfasts 1 Rooms 3
Largest banquet room: 430

Media
Community newspaper Weekly
No. of Radio Stations 7 Cable TV Yes
No of TV Stations   TV Channels 100 (app)

Religious Institutions
Protestant 6 Catholic 1
Synagogues 0 Other 0

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Education Facilities

Public Schools

Type Number Enrollment Teacher/Pupil Ratio
Elementary 1 179 1/20
Jr High/Middle School 1 81 1/20
Senior High 1 83 1/10

Private Schools
Type Number Enrollment Teacher/Pupil Ratio
Elementary      
Jr High/Middle School      
Senior High      

Vo-Tech/Junior Colleges
Name Location Enrollment Distance
Barton County Community College Great Bend 6,000 101 mi.
Cloud County Community College Concordia 3,461 99 mi.
Colby County Community College Colby 2,142 98 mi.
North Central Kansas Technical College Hays 120 38 mi.
North Central Kansas Technical College – Beloit Beloit 350 72 mi.

Universities or Colleges
Name Location Enrollment Distance
Fort Hays State University Hays 8,000 38 mi.
Kansas State University Manhattan 16,800 140 mi.
Kansas Wesleyan University Salina 583 148 mi.
University of Kansas Lawrence 18,807 261 mi.
Washburn University Topeka 5,477 240 mi.
 

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              Major Manufacturers and Employers

Number of Manufacturing Plants in the Community: 2

Firm Male Female Total Products Union
B & B Redi-Mix, Inc. 9 1 10 Redi-Mix Concrete None
Wilkens Manufacturing 50 10 60 Walking Floor Semi-trailers None

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Economic Development Organizations

Industrial Development Organization
Full-time director: Yes
Name of organization: Rooks County Economic Development
Contact: Roger Hrabe
Street address: 115 N. Walnut
  Stockton, Ks  67669
Phone: 785-425-6881
Fax: 785-425-6881
Email: rooksed@ruraltel.net
Web Site: www.www.rookscounty.net
Chamber of Commerce
Full-time director: Part-time
Name of organization: Stockton Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Gloria Peterson
Street address: 1307 Main, P.O. Box 1
  Stockton, Ks  67669
Phone: 785-415-2081
Fax:  
Email: stocktonchamber@ruraltel.net
Web Site: www.stocktonks.com