Montezuma, KS Population

By | June 30, 2019

Population: 966. Estimated population in 2021: 964 (-0.2% change)
Males: 429 (44.4%), Females: 537 (55.6%)

Gray County

Zip code: 67867

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $36,719
Median house value: $68,000

Races in Montezuma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Hispanic (9.2%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (29.3%), United States (12.7%), Dutch (9.9%), Polish (5.7%), Russian (4.0%), Irish (3.4%).

Elevation: 2785 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Map of Montezuma, KS

Population

For population 25 years and over in Montezuma

  • High school or higher: 55.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montezuma city

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

11.6% Foreign born (11.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+13.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Montezuma:

  • MEADE DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; MEADE, KS)
  • WESTERN PLAINS MEDICAL COMPLEX (about 31 miles; DODGE CITY, KS)
  • MINNEOLA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; MINNEOLA, KS)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Montezuma:

  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 30 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; Abbreviation: GCK)
  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 36 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; Abbreviation: DDC)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 53 miles; LIBERAL, KS; Abbreviation: LBL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Montezuma:

  • MONTEZUMA MUNICIPAL (about 2 miles; MONTEZUMA, KS; Abbreviation: K17)
  • CIMARRON MUNI (about 17 miles; CIMARRON, KS; Abbreviation: 8K8)
  • INGALLS MUNI (about 22 miles; INGALLS, KS; Abbreviation: 30K)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montezuma:

  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 127 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 177 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 186 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 194 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 205 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 10,403)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 207 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)

Schools

Public high school in Montezuma:

  • SOUTH GRAY HIGH (Students: 85; Location: 101 S AZTEC; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Montezuma:

  • MONTEZUMA ELEM (Students: 119; Location: 103 W. SUNNYSIDE; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Montezuma:

  • MONTEZUMA TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,313; Location: 309 N AZTEC; 16,727 books; 234 audio materials; 235 video materials; 4 serial subscriptions)

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