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Anderson County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Anderson County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the U.S.
Seat Garnett
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

584 sq mi (1,513 km²)
583 sq mi (1,510 km²)
1 sq mi (4 km²), 0.24%
PopulationEst.
 - (2006)
 - Density

8,051
13.8/sq mi (5.3/km²)
Founded August 25, 1855
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Anderson County Courthouse.JPG
The Anderson County Courthouse in Garnett. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Anderson County (county code AN) is a county located in East Central Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was 8,110 at the 2000 census, and it was estimated to be 8,051 in the year 2006. [1] Its county seat and most populous city is Garnett.[2]

Contents

Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 1996, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[3]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 584 square miles (1,513 km²), of which 583 square miles (1,510 km²) is land and 1 square miles (4 km²), or 0.24%, is water.[4]

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Sources: National Atlas[5], U.S. Census Bureau[6]

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1860 2,400
1870 5,220 117.5%
1880 9,057 73.5%
1890 14,203 56.8%
1900 13,938 −1.9%
1910 13,829 −0.8%
1920 12,986 −6.1%
1930 13,355 2.8%
1940 11,658 −12.7%
1950 10,267 −11.9%
1960 9,035 −12.0%
1970 8,501 −5.9%
1980 8,749 2.9%
1990 7,803 −10.8%
2000 8,110 3.9%

Anderson County's population was estimated to be 8,051 in the year 2006, a decrease of 49, or -0.6%, over the previous six years. [1]

As of the U.S. Census in 2000,[4] there were 8,110 people, 3,221 households, and 2,264 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 3,596 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.41% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population. 35.0% were of German, 20.4% American, 10.4% English and 9.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,221 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 20.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,244, and the median income for a family was $39,101. Males had a median income of $30,102 versus $20,705 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,458. About 10.60% of families and 12.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.30% of those under age 18 and 11.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Anderson County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2006 estimate): [7]

Unincorporated places

St. Boniface Catholic Church in Scipio.
  • Bush City
  • Glenlock
  • Mont Ida
  • Scipio
  • Selma
  • Welda

Townships

Anderson County is divided into fourteen townships. The city of Garnett is considered governmentally independent and is excluded from the census figures for the townships. In the following table, the population center is the largest city (or cities) included in that township's population total, if it is of a significant size.

Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Indian Creek 34050 132 1 (3) 125 (48) 0 (0) 0.07% 38°5′21″N 95°27′33″W / 38.08917°N 95.45917°W / 38.08917; -95.45917
Jackson 34725 453 5 (13) 88 (34) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°17′44″N 95°17′48″W / 38.29556°N 95.29667°W / 38.29556; -95.29667
Lincoln 40475 208 2 (4) 128 (49) 0 (0) 0.22% 38°12′42″N 95°8′42″W / 38.21167°N 95.145°W / 38.21167; -95.145
Lone Elm 42450 239 2 (5) 120 (46) 0 (0) 0.21% 38°4′56″N 95°14′30″W / 38.08222°N 95.24167°W / 38.08222; -95.24167
Monroe 47725 349 5 (12) 74 (29) 0 (0) 0.11% 38°17′44″N 95°12′54″W / 38.29556°N 95.215°W / 38.29556; -95.215
North Rich 51325 112 2 (5) 62 (24) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°8′10″N 95°7′24″W / 38.13611°N 95.12333°W / 38.13611; -95.12333
Ozark 53900 Colony 565 6 (16) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.07% 38°4′24″N 95°21′37″W / 38.07333°N 95.36028°W / 38.07333; -95.36028
Putnam 58000 284 3 (8) 87 (34) 0 (0) 0.11% 38°21′41″N 95°16′4″W / 38.36139°N 95.26778°W / 38.36139; -95.26778
Reeder 58825 427 2 (6) 187 (72) 1 (0) 0.44% 38°19′14″N 95°26′6″W / 38.32056°N 95.435°W / 38.32056; -95.435
Rich 59175 Kincaid 346 4 (11) 78 (30) 0 (0) 0.21% 38°4′48″N 95°8′58″W / 38.08°N 95.14944°W / 38.08; -95.14944
Walker 74650 Greeley 668 6 (15) 117 (45) 0 (0) 0.38% 38°21′4″N 95°6′47″W / 38.35111°N 95.11306°W / 38.35111; -95.11306
Washington 75500 268 3 (7) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.19% 38°13′47″N 95°17′5″W / 38.22972°N 95.28472°W / 38.22972; -95.28472
Welda 76450 301 3 (7) 116 (45) 0 (0) 0.22% 38°9′44″N 95°19′17″W / 38.16222°N 95.32139°W / 38.16222; -95.32139
Westphalia 77275 Westphalia 390 3 (8) 134 (52) 1 (0) 0.38% 38°11′56″N 95°27′46″W / 38.19889°N 95.46278°W / 38.19889; -95.46278
Sources: "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files". U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/places2k.html.  

Education

Unified school districts

  • Garnett USD 365
  • Crest USD 479

See also

Information on this and other counties in Kansas

Other information for Kansas

References

  1. ^ a b "Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php.   Annual estimates of the population to 2006-07-01. Released 2007-03-22. Population change is from 2000-07-01 to 2006-07-01.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Map of Wet and Dry Counties". Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue. November 2004. http://www.ksrevenue.org/abcwetdrymap.htm. Retrieved 2007-01-21.  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  5. ^ National Atlas
  6. ^ U.S. Census Bureau TIGER shape files
  7. ^ "Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php.   Annual estimates of the population to 2006-07-01. Released 2007-06-28.

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Anderson County, Kansas
Map
File:Map of Kansas highlighting Anderson County.png
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the USA highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded August 25, 1855
Seat Garnett
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.24%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

8051
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Anderson County (county code AN) is a county located in East Central Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was 8,110 at the 2000 census, and it was estimated to be 8,051 in the year 2006 .[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Garnett.

Contents

Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 1996, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[2]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,513 km² (584 sq mi), of which 1,510 km² (583 sq mi) is land and 4 km² (1 sq mi), or 0.24%, is water.GR2

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Anderson County's population was estimated to be 8,051 in the year 2006 , a decrease of 49, or -0.6%, over the previous six years .[1]

As of the U.S. Census in 2000,GR2 there were 8,110 people, 3,221 households, and 2,264 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (14/sq mi). There were 3,596 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.41% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population. 35.0% were of German, 20.4% American, 10.4% English and 9.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,221 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 20.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $33,244, and the median income for a family was $39,101. Males had a median income of $30,102 versus $20,705 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,458. About 10.60% of families and 12.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.30% of those under age 18 and 11.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Anderson County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2006

estimate):[3]

Unincorporated places

  • Bush City
  • Glenlock
  • Mont Ida
  • Scipio
  • Selma
  • Welda

Townships

Anderson County is divided into fourteen townships. The city of Garnett is considered governmentally independent and is excluded from the census figures for the townships. In the following table, the population center is the largest city (or cities) included in that township's population total, if it is of a significant size.

Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Indian Creek 34050 132 1 (3) 125 (48) 0 (0) 0.07% 38°5′21″N, 95°27′33″W
Jackson 34725 453 5 (13) 88 (34) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°17′44″N, 95°17′48″W
Lincoln 40475 208 2 (4) 128 (49) 0 (0) 0.22% 38°12′42″N, 95°8′42″W
Lone Elm 42450 239 2 (5) 120 (46) 0 (0) 0.21% 38°4′56″N, 95°14′30″W
Monroe 47725 349 5 (12) 74 (29) 0 (0) 0.11% 38°17′44″N, 95°12′54″W
North Rich 51325 112 2 (5) 62 (24) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°8′10″N, 95°7′24″W
Ozark 53900 Colony 565 6 (16) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.07% 38°4′24″N, 95°21′37″W
Putnam 58000 284 3 (8) 87 (34) 0 (0) 0.11% 38°21′41″N, 95°16′4″W
Reeder 58825 427 2 (6) 187 (72) 1 (0) 0.44% 38°19′14″N, 95°26′6″W
Rich 59175 Kincaid 346 4 (11) 78 (30) 0 (0) 0.21% 38°4′48″N, 95°8′58″W
Walker 74650 Greeley 668 6 (15) 117 (45) 0 (0) 0.38% 38°21′4″N, 95°6′47″W
Washington 75500 268 3 (7) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.19% 38°13′47″N, 95°17′5″W
Welda 76450 301 3 (7) 116 (45) 0 (0) 0.22% 38°9′44″N, 95°19′17″W
Westphalia 77275 Westphalia 390 3 (8) 134 (52) 1 (0) 0.38% 38°11′56″N, 95°27′46″W
Sources: Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files. U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division.

Education

Unified school districts

  • Garnett USD 365
  • Crest USD 479

See also

Information on this and other counties in Kansas

Other information for Kansas

  • List of cities in Kansas
  • List of unified school districts in Kansas
  • List of colleges and universities in Kansas

References

See also: Geographic references and United States Census, 2000
  1. ^ a b Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Annual estimates of the population to [[Wikipedia:2006-07-01 |2006-07-01 ]]Image:Wp_globe_tiny.gif. Released [[Wikipedia:2007-03-22 |2007-03-22 ]]Image:Wp_globe_tiny.gif. Population change is from [[Wikipedia:2000-07-01 |2000-07-01 ]]Image:Wp_globe_tiny.gif to [[Wikipedia:2006-07-01 |2006-07-01 ]]Image:Wp_globe_tiny.gif.
  2. ^ Map of Wet and Dry Counties. Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue (November 2004). Retrieved on 2007-01-21.
  3. ^ Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Annual estimates of the population to [[Wikipedia:2006-07-01 |2006-07-01 ]]Image:Wp_globe_tiny.gif. Released [[Wikipedia:2007-06-28 |2007-06-28 ]]Image:Wp_globe_tiny.gif.

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