KS

National Population : 333,590,059
Kansas State Population : 2,897,859

About Oberlin, KS

Oberlin, KS is located in Decatur County in the state of Kansas.

The total City Population for Oberlin is about 1,700 with about 343 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,317.

The Average Home Value is $67,800.00, which is roughly 36% lower than the Average Home Value of $105,672.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 64% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $42,244.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Oberlin is about 2.6%.

Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.

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Voting

Decatur County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 82.7% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 84.11%
Democratic: 14.55%
Libertarian: 1.34%


Nearby Locations

Clayton, KS (15.84 mi.)
Jennings, KS (15.99 mi.)
Herndon, KS (16.48 mi.)
Dresden, KS (16.52 mi.)
Norcatur, KS (18.15 mi.)
Selden, KS (19.57 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 67749
Latitude : 39.827920
Longitude : -100.515549
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 2584 ft.
Area Code(s) : 785

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.12
Male Population Estimate : 48.99%
Female Population Estimate : 51.01%
Median Age : 50.5
Male Median Age : 48.8
Female Median Age : 52.4

White Population Estimate : 97.58%
Black Population Estimate : 1.04%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.08%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.43%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.17%
Other Population Estimate : 0.86%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Oberlin specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Decatur County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Decatur County: About 171 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Decatur County is about 41% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.