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

1,271 sq mi (3,293 km²)
1,254 sq mi (3,249 km²)
17 sq mi (44 km²), 1.32%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

63,558
50.7/sq mi (19.6/km²)
Founded February 26, 1867
Named for Jesse Lee Reno
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Reno County Courthouse.jpg
Reno County Courthouse in Hutchinson
Website www.renogov.org

Reno County (standard abbreviation: RN) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 64,790. The largest city and county seat is Hutchinson.

The Hutchinson Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Reno County.

Contents

Law and government

Reno County was a prohibition, or "dry", county until the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 and voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement. The food sales requirement was removed with voter approval in 2004.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,271 square miles (3,293 km²), of which, 1,254 square miles (3,249 km²) of it is land and 17 square miles (44 km²) of it (1.32%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 29,027
1910 37,853 30.4%
1920 44,423 17.4%
1930 47,785 7.6%
1940 52,165 9.2%
1950 54,058 3.6%
1960 59,055 9.2%
1970 60,765 2.9%
1980 64,983 6.9%
1990 62,389 −4.0%
2000 64,790 3.8%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 64,790 people, 25,498 households, and 17,313 families residing in the county. The population density was 52 people per square mile (20/km²). There were 27,625 housing units at an average density of 22 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.56% White, 2.88% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.69% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. 5.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There were 25,498 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 8.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,510, and the median income for a family was $42,643. Males had a median income of $31,495 versus $21,329 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,520. About 8.10% of families and 10.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.90% of those under age 18 and 8.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Reno County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Unincorporated places

  • Medora
  • Pleasantview
  • Yoder

Townships

Reno County is divided into thirty-one townships. The cities of Hutchinson and Nickerson are considered governmentally independent and are 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.

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
Albion 00875 Pretty Prairie 837 9 (22) 97 (38) 0 (0) 0.02% 37°47′5″N 98°0′2″W / 37.78472°N 98.00056°W / 37.78472; -98.00056
Arlington 02350 Arlington 621 7 (17) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.03% 37°53′16″N 98°11′1″W / 37.88778°N 98.18361°W / 37.88778; -98.18361
Bell 05350 87 1 (2) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.11% 37°46′8″N 98°17′30″W / 37.76889°N 98.29167°W / 37.76889; -98.29167
Castleton 11000 256 2 (5) 140 (54) 0 (0) 0.01% 37°51′44″N 97°57′6″W / 37.86222°N 97.95167°W / 37.86222; -97.95167
Center 12050 Partridge 672 7 (19) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.17% 37°57′38″N 98°5′23″W / 37.96056°N 98.08972°W / 37.96056; -98.08972
Clay 13600 3,302 38 (98) 88 (34) 1 (0) 0.58% 38°3′52″N 97°52′11″W / 38.06444°N 97.86972°W / 38.06444; -97.86972
Enterprise 21475 139 1 (4) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°3′0″N 98°11′34″W / 38.05°N 98.19278°W / 38.05; -98.19278
Grant 28025 1,307 11 (30) 114 (44) 1 (1) 1.25% 38°8′4″N 98°0′27″W / 38.13444°N 98.0075°W / 38.13444; -98.0075
Grove 29025 64 1 (2) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 37°51′47″N 98°24′58″W / 37.86306°N 98.41611°W / 37.86306; -98.41611
Haven 30750 Haven 1,592 11 (29) 143 (55) 1 (0) 0.41% 37°53′56″N 97°46′46″W / 37.89889°N 97.77944°W / 37.89889; -97.77944
Hayes 31000 106 1 (1) 186 (72) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°3′50″N 98°25′38″W / 38.06389°N 98.42722°W / 38.06389; -98.42722
Huntsville 33550 118 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.11% 38°3′0″N 98°17′54″W / 38.05°N 98.29833°W / 38.05; -98.29833
Langdon 38525 Langdon 160 2 (4) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.16% 37°51′40″N 98°18′57″W / 37.86111°N 98.31583°W / 37.86111; -98.31583
Lincoln 41050 703 8 (20) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.07% 37°57′46″N 97°58′7″W / 37.96278°N 97.96861°W / 37.96278; -97.96861
Little River 41550 Buhler 1,881 20 (52) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.57% 38°8′15″N 97°45′44″W / 38.1375°N 97.76222°W / 38.1375; -97.76222
Loda 41700 119 1 (3) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.27% 37°47′2″N 98°12′22″W / 37.78389°N 98.20611°W / 37.78389; -98.20611
Medford 45450 144 2 (5) 83 (32) 0 (0) 0.18% 38°8′14″N 98°12′24″W / 38.13722°N 98.20667°W / 38.13722; -98.20667
Medora 45600 1,594 21 (53) 77 (30) 0 (0) 0 % 38°8′40″N 97°51′3″W / 38.14444°N 97.85083°W / 38.14444; -97.85083
Miami 46125 Turon 521 5 (14) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.15% 37°47′33″N 98°25′3″W / 37.7925°N 98.4175°W / 37.7925; -98.4175
Ninnescah 50700 226 3 (7) 79 (31) 27 (10) 25.53% 37°47′9″N 97°51′27″W / 37.78583°N 97.8575°W / 37.78583; -97.8575
Plevna 56750 Plevna 235 3 (6) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.04% 37°58′1″N 98°18′36″W / 37.96694°N 98.31°W / 37.96694; -98.31
Reno 58975 South Hutchinson 4,496 50 (129) 90 (35) 2 (1) 1.65% 38°2′31″N 97°57′27″W / 38.04194°N 97.9575°W / 38.04194; -97.9575
Roscoe 61150 108 1 (3) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0 % 37°46′11″N 98°4′23″W / 37.76972°N 98.07306°W / 37.76972; -98.07306
Salt Creek 62850 483 3 (9) 139 (54) 1 (0) 0.39% 38°3′48″N 98°5′57″W / 38.06333°N 98.09917°W / 38.06333; -98.09917
Sumner 69200 547 5 (13) 106 (41) 7 (3) 6.13% 37°46′24″N 97°45′51″W / 37.77333°N 97.76417°W / 37.77333; -97.76417
Sylvia 69825 Sylvia 393 4 (11) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.34% 37°57′24″N 98°24′46″W / 37.95667°N 98.41278°W / 37.95667; -98.41278
Troy 71600 112 1 (3) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.16% 37°51′56″N 98°5′25″W / 37.86556°N 98.09028°W / 37.86556; -98.09028
Valley 73075 887 6 (16) 143 (55) 1 (0) 0.90% 38°0′33″N 97°45′2″W / 38.00917°N 97.75056°W / 38.00917; -97.75056
Walnut 75100 114 1 (3) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0 % 38°7′40″N 98°18′7″W / 38.12778°N 98.30194°W / 38.12778; -98.30194
Westminster 77175 Abbyville 243 3 (7) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0 % 37°57′48″N 98°12′23″W / 37.96333°N 98.20639°W / 37.96333; -98.20639
Yoder 80775 742 8 (20) 96 (37) 1 (0) 1.03% 37°56′54″N 97°52′34″W / 37.94833°N 97.87611°W / 37.94833; -97.87611

Education

Unified school districts

  • Hutchinson USD 308
  • Nickerson USD 309
  • Fairfield USD 310
  • Pretty Prairie USD 311
  • Haven USD 312
  • Buhler USD 313

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

Local History and Genealogy
Official websites
General county information
County Level Data

Genealogy

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Reno County, Kansas
Map
File:Map of Kansas highlighting Reno County.png
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the USA highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 26, 1867
Seat Hutchinson
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.32%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

63558
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.renogov.org
Named for: Jesse Lee Reno

Reno County (standard abbreviation: RN) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 64,790. The largest city and county seat is Hutchinson.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,293 km² (1,271 sq mi). 3,249 km² (1,254 sq mi) of it is land and 44 km² (17 sq mi) of it (1.32%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 64,790 people, 25,498 households, and 17,313 families residing in the county. The population density was 20/km² (52/sq mi). There were 27,625 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (22/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.56% White, 2.88% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.69% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. 5.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There were 25,498 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.90% were married couples living together, 8.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,510, and the median income for a family was $42,643. Males had a median income of $31,495 versus $21,329 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,520. About 8.10% of families and 10.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.90% of those under age 18 and 8.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Reno County (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Unincorporated places

Townships

Reno County is divided into thirty-one townships. The cities of Hutchinson and Nickerson are considered governmentally independent and are 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.

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
Albion 00875 Pretty Prairie 837 9 (22) 97 (38) 0 (0) 0.02% 37°47′5″N, 98°0′2″W
Arlington 02350 Arlington 621 7 (17) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.03% 37°53′16″N, 98°11′1″W
Bell 05350 87 1 (2) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.11% 37°46′8″N, 98°17′30″W
Castleton 11000 256 2 (5) 140 (54) 0 (0) 0.01% 37°51′44″N, 97°57′6″W
Center 12050 Partridge 672 7 (19) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.17% 37°57′38″N, 98°5′23″W
Clay 13600 3,302 38 (98) 88 (34) 1 (0) 0.58% 38°3′52″N, 97°52′11″W
Enterprise 21475 139 1 (4) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°3′0″N, 98°11′34″W
Grant 28025 1,307 11 (30) 114 (44) 1 (1) 1.25% 38°8′4″N, 98°0′27″W
Grove 29025 64 1 (2) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 37°51′47″N, 98°24′58″W
Haven 30750 Haven 1,592 11 (29) 143 (55) 1 (0) 0.41% 37°53′56″N, 97°46′46″W
Hayes 31000 106 1 (1) 186 (72) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°3′50″N, 98°25′38″W
Huntsville 33550 118 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.11% 38°2′60″N, 98°17′54″W
Langdon 38525 Langdon 160 2 (4) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.16% 37°51′40″N, 98°18′57″W
Lincoln 41050 703 8 (20) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.07% 37°57′46″N, 97°58′7″W
Little River 41550 Buhler 1,881 20 (52) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.57% 38°8′15″N, 97°45′44″W
Loda 41700 119 1 (3) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.27% 37°47′2″N, 98°12′22″W
Medford 45450 144 2 (5) 83 (32) 0 (0) 0.18% 38°8′14″N, 98°12′24″W
Medora 45600 1,594 21 (53) 77 (30) 0 (0) 0 % 38°8′40″N, 97°51′3″W
Miami 46125 Turon 521 5 (14) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0.15% 37°47′33″N, 98°25′3″W
Ninnescah 50700 226 3 (7) 79 (31) 27 (10) 25.53% 37°47′9″N, 97°51′27″W
Plevna 56750 Plevna 235 3 (6) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.04% 37°58′1″N, 98°18′36″W
Reno 58975 South Hutchinson 4,496 50 (129) 90 (35) 2 (1) 1.65% 38°2′31″N, 97°57′27″W
Roscoe 61150 108 1 (3) 98 (38) 0 (0) 0 % 37°46′11″N, 98°4′23″W
Salt Creek 62850 483 3 (9) 139 (54) 1 (0) 0.39% 38°3′48″N, 98°5′57″W
Sumner 69200 547 5 (13) 106 (41) 7 (3) 6.13% 37°46′24″N, 97°45′51″W
Sylvia 69825 Sylvia 393 4 (11) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.34% 37°57′24″N, 98°24′46″W
Troy 71600 112 1 (3) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.16% 37°51′56″N, 98°5′25″W
Valley 73075 887 6 (16) 143 (55) 1 (0) 0.90% 38°0′33″N, 97°45′2″W
Walnut 75100 114 1 (3) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0 % 38°7′40″N, 98°18′7″W
Westminster 77175 Abbyville 243 3 (7) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0 % 37°57′48″N, 98°12′23″W
Yoder 80775 742 8 (20) 96 (37) 1 (0) 1.03% 37°56′54″N, 97°52′34″W

Education

Unified school districts

  • Hutchinson USD 308
  • Nickerson USD 309
  • Fairfield USD 310
  • Pretty Prairie USD 311
  • Haven USD 312
  • Buhler USD 313

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

External links

Local History and Genealogy
Official websites
General county information
County Level Data
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County of country United States  +
County of subdivision1 Kansas  +
Short name Reno County  +

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