Ness City, KS Population

Population: 1,534. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,326 (-13.6% change)
Males: 739 (48.2%), Females: 795 (51.8%)

Ness County

Zip code: 67560

Median resident age: 43.7 years
Median household income: $33,068
Median house value: $46,100

Races in Ness City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (54.2%), English (9.4%), Irish (7.7%), United States (6.5%), French (2.6%), Russian (2.5%).

Elevation: 2251 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Map of Ness City, KS

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ness City

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ness City city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-10.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Ness City:

  • NESS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT #2 (312 E CUSTER STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ness City:

  • GRISELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT 1 (about 15 miles; RANSOM, KS)
  • HODGEMAN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (about 26 miles; JETMORE, KS)
  • LANE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 38 miles; DIGHTON, KS)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ness City:

  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 49 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; Abbreviation: DDC)
  • HAYS RGNL (about 52 miles; HAYS, KS; Abbreviation: HYS)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 68 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; Abbreviation: GCK)

Other public-use airports nearest to Ness City:

  • NESS CITY MUNI (about 2 miles; NESS CITY, KS; Abbreviation: 48K)
  • JETMORE MUNI (about 33 miles; JETMORE, KS; Abbreviation: K79)
  • TREGO WAKEENEY (about 38 miles; WAKEENEY, KS; Abbreviation: 0H1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ness City:

  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 141 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 175 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 176 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 10,403)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 193 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)

Schools

Public high school in Ness City:

  • NESS CITY HIGH (Students: 88; Location: 200 N 5TH; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Ness City:

  • NESS CITY ELEM (Students: 215; Location: 500 E CHESTNUT; Grades: PK – 08)

Private primary/middle school in Ness City:

  • SACRED HEART (Students: 59; Location: 510 S SCHOOL; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Ness City:

  • NESS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,063; Location: 113 SOUTH IOWA; 14,497 books; 260 audio materials; 620 video materials; 65 serial subscriptions)

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