Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 02/28/24.

Location
Report Address:
Lakin, KS *

Latitude: 37.94133
Longitude: -101.25545

Census Tract:
    20093959100 (2010 & 2020)

County:
Kearny County, KS

* Report is for a specific point in Lakin, KS. Results may not be the same for all points in Lakin, KS.

Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs), 2023

Data Source: 2023 TIGER/Line, U.S. Census Bureau

Nonmetropolitan - not located in a metropolitan or micropolitan area.
Urban Areas, 2020

Data Source: 2023 TIGER/Line, U.S. Census Bureau

Not located in an Urban Area.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas

Data Source: List provided by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Kearny County, KS has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010

Data Source: Frontier and Remote Area Codes, Economic Research Service

  • FAR Level: 1
  • FAR Description: Areas where the majority of the population lives 60 minutes or more from Urbanized Areas (50,000 or more population). Note: Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau prior to the 2020 Census.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs)
by 2010 census tract

Data Source: Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes, Economic Research Service

  • RUCA Code: 10.0
  • Primary Description: Rural areas: primary flow to a tract outside a UA or UC (including self)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs) 2023

Data Source: Economic Research Service

RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for Kearny County

  • RUCC Code: 9
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Urban population of fewer than 5,000, not adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013

Data Source: Economic Research Service

Information for Kearny County
  • Urban Influence Code: 8
  • UIC Description: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area
Census 2020, Percent Rural

Data Source: Urban and Rural, U.S. Census Bureau

Information for Kearny County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 100.00
Program Eligibility
The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.
Program Rural?
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

Kearny County, KS has been designated by FORHP as rural. (For FY23 grant cycle)
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES CMS interim guidance considers a location to meet the rural location requirement for the RHC program if it is outside of an urbanized area in the 2010 Census Bureau data OR if it is outside of an urban area in the 2020 Census Bureau data.
  • This location is outside of 2010 Urbanized Areas
  • Also, this location is outside of 2020 Urban Areas
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.