Yates Center, KS


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Yates Center is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,331 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yates Center is the 158th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Yates Center was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

When you are in Yates Center, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.33% of Yates Center’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Yates Center is a city of transportation and shipping workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yates Center who work in office and administrative support (14.20%), teaching (8.20%), and management occupations (8.04%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Yates Center has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Yates Center a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Yates Center is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Yates Center citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.42% of adults in Yates Center have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Yates Center in 2010 was $23,635, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,540 for a family of four. However, Yates Center contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Yates Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yates Center residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Yates Center include Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Yates Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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