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

658 sq mi (1,704 km²)
656 sq mi (1,698 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.35%
PopulationEst.
 - (2006)
 - Density

13,500
20.6/sq mi (8.0/km²)
Founded February 11, 1859
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.jackson.kansasgov.com

Jackson County (county code JA) is a county located in Northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was estimated to be 13,500 in the year 2006.[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Holton.[2] The county along with Shawnee, Jefferson, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties is included in the Topeka, Kansas, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 228,894 in 2006.

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Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 2004, 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 658 square miles (1,704 km²), of which 656 square miles (1,698 km²) is land and 2 square miles (6 km²), or 0.35%, is water.[4]

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 17,117
1910 16,861 −1.5%
1920 15,495 −8.1%
1930 14,776 −4.6%
1940 13,382 −9.4%
1950 11,098 −17.1%
1960 10,309 −7.1%
1970 10,342 0.3%
1980 11,644 12.6%
1990 11,525 −1.0%
2000 12,657 9.8%

Jackson County's population was estimated to be 13,500 in the year 2006, an increase of 817, or +6.4%, over the previous six years;[1] it is the sixth fastest growing population in the state.

As of the U.S. Census in 2000,[4] there were 12,657 people, 4,727 households, and 3,507 families residing in the county. The population density was 19 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 5,094 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.21% White, 6.84% Native American, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 4,727 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% were non-families. 22.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,451, and the median income for a family was $46,520. Males had a median income of $32,195 versus $22,305 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,606. About 6.40% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.50% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Jackson County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Townships

Jackson County is divided into fifteen townships. The city of Holton 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
Adrian 00350 150 2 (5) 77 (30) 0 (0) 0.25% 39°21′17″N 95°59′43″W / 39.35472°N 95.99528°W / 39.35472; -95.99528
Banner 04025 300 3 (8) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.70% 39°26′5″N 95°50′25″W / 39.43472°N 95.84028°W / 39.43472; -95.84028
Cedar 11275 1,254 12 (31) 103 (40) 0 (0) 0.03% 39°20′53″N 95°40′44″W / 39.34806°N 95.67889°W / 39.34806; -95.67889
Douglas 18350 2,135 13 (33) 168 (65) 0 (0) 0.07% 39°15′34″N 95°41′2″W / 39.25944°N 95.68389°W / 39.25944; -95.68389
Franklin 24400 776 9 (24) 84 (32) 3 (1) 3.28% 39°26′41″N 95°44′35″W / 39.44472°N 95.74306°W / 39.44472; -95.74306
Garfield 25625 624 7 (18) 88 (34) 0 (0) 0.49% 39°25′35″N 95°38′9″W / 39.42639°N 95.63583°W / 39.42639; -95.63583
Grant 27700 212 2 (5) 109 (42) 0 (0) 0.10% 39°26′47″N 95°58′14″W / 39.44639°N 95.97056°W / 39.44639; -95.97056
Jefferson 35225 494 5 (14) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.12% 39°31′0″N 95°50′38″W / 39.516667°N 95.84389°W / 39.516667; -95.84389
Liberty 40125 513 6 (15) 92 (35) 0 (0) 0.16% 39°31′3″N 95°44′36″W / 39.5175°N 95.74333°W / 39.5175; -95.74333
Lincoln 40750 1,046 4 (11) 255 (98) 0 (0) 0.05% 39°19′40″N 95°50′26″W / 39.32778°N 95.84056°W / 39.32778; -95.84056
Netawaka 49975 361 4 (10) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.13% 39°36′42″N 95°43′47″W / 39.61167°N 95.72972°W / 39.61167; -95.72972
Soldier 66200 403 4 (9) 110 (43) 0 (0) 0.17% 39°31′22″N 95°58′27″W / 39.52278°N 95.97417°W / 39.52278; -95.97417
Straight Creek 68475 158 2 (4) 95 (37) 0 (0) 0.30% 39°31′24″N 95°37′0″W / 39.52333°N 95.616667°W / 39.52333; -95.616667
Washington 75625 516 4 (10) 139 (54) 0 (0) 0.13% 39°15′5″N 95°58′1″W / 39.25139°N 95.96694°W / 39.25139; -95.96694
Whiting 78125 362 4 (10) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.11% 39°36′4″N 95°36′57″W / 39.60111°N 95.61583°W / 39.60111; -95.61583
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

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. Six year 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 2006. http://www.ksrevenue.org/abcwetdrymap.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-26.  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Official sites

Additional information


Genealogy

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Jackson County, Kansas
Map
File:Map of Kansas highlighting Jackson County.png
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the USA highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 11, 1859
Seat Holton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.35%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

13500
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.jackson.kansasgov.com

Jackson County (county code JA) is a county located in Northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was estimated to be 13,500 in the year 2006.[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Holton. The county along with Shawnee, Jefferson, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties is included in the Topeka Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 226,268 in the year 2003.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,704 km² (658 sq mi), of which 1,698 km² (656 sq mi) is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi), or 0.35%, is water.GR2

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Jackson County's population was estimated to be 13,500 in the year 2006, an increase of 817, or +6.4%, over the previous six years;[1] it is the sixth fastest growing population in the state.

As of the U.S. Census in 2000,GR2 there were 12,657 people, 4,727 households, and 3,507 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (19/sq mi). There were 5,094 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.21% White, 6.84% Native American, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 4,727 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% were non-families. 22.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,451, and the median income for a family was $46,520. Males had a median income of $32,195 versus $22,305 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,606. About 6.40% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.50% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Jackson County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Townships

Jackson County is divided into fifteen townships. The city of Holton 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
Adrian 00350 150 2 (5) 77 (30) 0 (0) 0.25% 39°21′17″N, 95°59′43″W
Banner 04025 300 3 (8) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.70% 39°26′5″N, 95°50′25″W
Cedar 11275 1,254 12 (31) 103 (40) 0 (0) 0.03% 39°20′53″N, 95°40′44″W
Douglas 18350 2,135 13 (33) 168 (65) 0 (0) 0.07% 39°15′34″N, 95°41′2″W
Franklin 24400 776 9 (24) 84 (32) 3 (1) 3.28% 39°26′41″N, 95°44′35″W
Garfield 25625 624 7 (18) 88 (34) 0 (0) 0.49% 39°25′35″N, 95°38′9″W
Grant 27700 212 2 (5) 109 (42) 0 (0) 0.10% 39°26′47″N, 95°58′14″W
Jefferson 35225 494 5 (14) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.12% 39°31′0″N, 95°50′38″W
Liberty 40125 513 6 (15) 92 (35) 0 (0) 0.16% 39°31′3″N, 95°44′36″W
Lincoln 40750 1,046 4 (11) 255 (98) 0 (0) 0.05% 39°19′40″N, 95°50′26″W
Netawaka 49975 361 4 (10) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.13% 39°36′42″N, 95°43′47″W
Soldier 66200 403 4 (9) 110 (43) 0 (0) 0.17% 39°31′22″N, 95°58′27″W
Straight Creek 68475 158 2 (4) 95 (37) 0 (0) 0.30% 39°31′24″N, 95°37′0″W
Washington 75625 516 4 (10) 139 (54) 0 (0) 0.13% 39°15′5″N, 95°58′1″W
Whiting 78125 362 4 (10) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.11% 39°36′4″N, 95°36′57″W
Sources: Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files. U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division.

Education

Unified school districts

  • Jackson Heights USD 335
  • Holton USD 336
  • Royal Valley USD 337

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 2006-07-01.

External links

Official sites

Additional information

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