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

1,073 sq mi (2,779 km²)
1,073 sq mi (2,779 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.01%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

2,794
2.6/sq mi (1.0/km²)
Founded February 24, 1887
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Logan County (standard abbreviation: LG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2000, the population was 3,046. The largest city and county seat is Oakley.

Contents

Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 2006, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink without a food sales requirement.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,073 square miles (2,779 km²), of which 1,073 square miles (2,779 km²) is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) (0.01%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 1,962
1910 4,240 116.1%
1920 3,223 −24.0%
1930 4,145 28.6%
1940 3,688 −11.0%
1950 4,206 14.0%
1960 4,036 −4.0%
1970 3,814 −5.5%
1980 3,478 −8.8%
1990 3,081 −11.4%
2000 3,046 −1.1%

At the 2000 census[2], there were 3,046 people, 1,243 households and 856 families residing in the county. The population density was 3 per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,423 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.72% White, 0.59% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.72% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. 1.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There were 1,243 households of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.30% were married couples living together, 6.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 28.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.98.

Age distribution was 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 20.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.00 males.

The median household income was $32,131, and the median family income was $40,104. Males had a median income of $28,105 versus $19,609 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,294. About 4.70% of families and 7.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Logan County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Townships

Logan County is divided into eleven townships. None of the cities within the county is considered governmentally independent, and all figures for the townships include those of the cities.

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.

Sources: 2000 U.S. Gazetteer from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Augustine 03350 26 0 (0) 187 (72) 0 (0) 0 % 38°44′14″N 101°21′15″W / 38.73722°N 101.35417°W / 38.73722; -101.35417
Elkader 20225 15 0 (0) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°53′33″N 100°52′1″W / 38.8925°N 100.86694°W / 38.8925; -100.86694
Lees 39200 17 0 (0) 185 (72) 0 (0) 0 % 38°44′26″N 100°59′5″W / 38.74056°N 100.98472°W / 38.74056; -100.98472
Logansport 42325 14 0 (0) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°51′29″N 101°4′9″W / 38.85806°N 101.06917°W / 38.85806; -101.06917
McAllaster 43600 29 0 (0) 276 (106) 0 (0) 0.01% 39°2′58″N 101°22′4″W / 39.04944°N 101.36778°W / 39.04944; -101.36778
Monument 48050 144 1 (1) 276 (107) 0 (0) 0 % 39°4′17″N 101°2′42″W / 39.07139°N 101.045°W / 39.07139; -101.045
Oakley 51850 2,343 8 (22) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 39°6′43″N 100°51′32″W / 39.11194°N 100.85889°W / 39.11194; -100.85889
Paxton 55025 24 0 (0) 186 (72) 0 (0) 0 % 38°44′38″N 101°7′57″W / 38.74389°N 101.1325°W / 38.74389; -101.1325
Russell Springs 61900 71 0 (1) 279 (108) 0 (0) 0.03% 38°53′16″N 101°12′15″W / 38.88778°N 101.20417°W / 38.88778; -101.20417
Western 76900 44 0 (0) 279 (108) 0 (0) 0.04% 38°54′3″N 101°24′37″W / 38.90083°N 101.41028°W / 38.90083; -101.41028
Winona 80100 319 1 (3) 277 (107) 0 (0) 0 % 39°3′53″N 101°12′54″W / 39.06472°N 101.215°W / 39.06472; -101.215
Agriculture, as represented by this stockyard on the edge of Oakley, is important in Logan County

Education

Unified school districts

  • Oakley USD 274
  • Triplains USD 275

See also

Information on this and other counties in Kansas

Other information for Kansas

References

  1. ^ "Map of Wet and Dry Counties". Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue. November 2006. http://www.ksrevenue.org/abcwetdrymap.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-28.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

General county information
County Level Data

Genealogy

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Logan County, Kansas
Map
File:Map of Kansas highlighting Logan County.png
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the USA highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 24, 1887
Seat Oakley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.01%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

2794
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Logan County (standard abbreviation: LG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 3,046. The largest city and county seat is Oakley.

Contents

Law and government

Although the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 to allow the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with the approval of voters, Logan County has remained a prohibition, or "dry", county.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,779 km² (1,073 sq mi). 2,779 km² (1,073 sq mi) of it is land and 0 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.01%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 3,046 people, 1,243 households, and 856 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 1,423 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.72% White, 0.59% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.72% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. 1.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There were 1,243 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.30% were married couples living together, 6.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 28.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 22.30% from 45 to 64, and 20.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,131, and the median income for a family was $40,104. Males had a median income of $28,105 versus $19,609 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,294. About 4.70% of families and 7.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Logan County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Townships

Logan County is divided into eleven townships. None of the cities within the county are considered governmentally independent, and all figures for the townships include those of the cities. 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.

Sources: 2000 U.S. Gazetteer from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Augustine 03350 26 0 (0) 187 (72) 0 (0) 0 % 38°44′14″N, 101°21′15″W
Elkader 20225 15 0 (0) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°53′33″N, 100°52′1″W
Lees 39200 17 0 (0) 185 (72) 0 (0) 0 % 38°44′26″N, 100°59′5″W
Logansport 42325 14 0 (0) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°51′29″N, 101°4′9″W
McAllaster 43600 29 0 (0) 276 (106) 0 (0) 0.01% 39°2′58″N, 101°22′4″W
Monument 48050 144 1 (1) 276 (107) 0 (0) 0 % 39°4′17″N, 101°2′42″W
Oakley 51850 2,343 8 (22) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 39°6′43″N, 100°51′32″W
Paxton 55025 24 0 (0) 186 (72) 0 (0) 0 % 38°44′38″N, 101°7′57″W
Russell Springs 61900 71 0 (1) 279 (108) 0 (0) 0.03% 38°53′16″N, 101°12′15″W
Western 76900 44 0 (0) 279 (108) 0 (0) 0.04% 38°54′3″N, 101°24′37″W
Winona 80100 319 1 (3) 277 (107) 0 (0) 0 % 39°3′53″N, 101°12′54″W
Agriculture, as represented by this stockyard on the edge of Oakley, is important in Logan County

Education

Unified school districts

  • Oakley USD 274
  • Triplains USD 275

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

  1. ^ Map of Wet and Dry Counties. Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue (November 2004). Retrieved on 2007-01-21.

External links

General county information
County Level Data
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