Census Information

Population in July 2008: 1,378. Population change since 2000: -6.8%

 

Males: 651 (47.3%)
Females: 727 (52.7%)

 

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Kansas median age: 35.2 years

Estimated median household income in 2007: $39,871 (it was $31,550 in 2000)

Carbondale: $39,871
Kansas: $47,451

Estimated per capita income in 2007: $19,640

Carbondale: $19,640
Kansas: $25,197

Estimated median house or condo value in 2007: $93,763 (it was $60,600 in 2000)

Carbondale: $93,763
Kansas: $121,200

Mean prices in 2007: All housing units: $97,315; Detached houses: $97,399; Mobile homes: $38,182 Races in Carbondale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

2008 cost of living index in Carbondale: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100) For population 25 years and over in Carbondale

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carbondale city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This city: 0.9%
Kansas: 5.0%

 

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings

Average household size:

This city: 2.5 people
Kansas: 2.5 people

Percentage of family households:

This city: 67.8%
Whole state: 67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:

This city: 4.8%
Whole state: 4.1%

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2007:

This city: 11.1%
Whole state: 9.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2007:

This city: 5.4%
Whole state: 4.1%

6.77% of this county’s 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here: 6.77%
Kansas average: 7.39%

10 or fewer of this county’s residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006. Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:

from Shawnee County, KS 2.14% ($32,811 average AGI)
from Franklin County, KS 0.55% ($33,559)
from Lyon County, KS 0.41% ($25,680)

7.49% of this county’s 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,301 average adjusted gross income)

Here: 7.49%
Kansas average: 7.67%

10 or fewer of this county’s residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006. Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:

to Shawnee County, KS 3.09% ($29,870 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS 0.55% ($27,500)
to Johnson County, KS 0.39% ($28,000)

Information Compiled by Osage County Economic Development