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

721 sq mi (1,868 km²)
720 sq mi (1,864 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.23%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

53,919
74.9/sq mi (28.9/km²)
Founded February 15, 1860
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Saline County (standard abbreviation: SA) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 53,597. The largest city and county seat is Salina.

Saline County is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Law and government

Saline 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 1994.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 721 square miles (1,868 km²), of which, 720 square miles (1,864 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.23%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 17,076
1910 20,338 19.1%
1920 25,103 23.4%
1930 29,337 16.9%
1940 29,535 0.7%
1950 33,409 13.1%
1960 54,715 63.8%
1970 46,592 −14.8%
1980 48,905 5.0%
1990 49,301 0.8%
2000 53,597 8.7%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 53,597 people, 21,436 households, and 14,212 families residing in the county. The population density was 74 people per square mile (29/km²). There were 22,695 housing units at an average density of 32 per square mile (12/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.17% White, 3.10% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.33% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 6.02% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There are 21,436 households in the county, out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.90% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.70% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,308, and the median income for a family was $46,362. Males had a median income of $31,509 versus $22,047 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,073. About 6.00% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.60% of those under age 18 and 8.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Saline County from KDOT (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Unincorporated cities

Name and elevation:

Townships

Saline County is divided into eighteen townships. The city of Salina 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.

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
Cambria 10100 New Cambria 450 5 (13) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.16% 38°54′3″N 97°31′44″W / 38.90083°N 97.52889°W / 38.90083; -97.52889
Dayton 17125 134 1 (4) 92 (36) 0 (0) 0.08% 38°55′0″N 97°25′18″W / 38.916667°N 97.42167°W / 38.916667; -97.42167
Elm Creek 20650 828 9 (23) 92 (36) 0 (0) 0.39% 38°54′8″N 97°38′55″W / 38.90222°N 97.64861°W / 38.90222; -97.64861
Eureka 21925 Gypsum 664 7 (18) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.05% 38°43′20″N 97°25′36″W / 38.72222°N 97.42667°W / 38.72222; -97.42667
Falun 22925 260 1 (4) 186 (72) 0 (0) 0.26% 38°39′26″N 97°47′14″W / 38.65722°N 97.78722°W / 38.65722; -97.78722
Glendale 26475 104 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.30% 38°53′57″N 97°52′33″W / 38.89917°N 97.87583°W / 38.89917; -97.87583
Greeley 28375 809 10 (26) 79 (31) 0 (0) 0.09% 38°50′21″N 97°32′35″W / 38.83917°N 97.54306°W / 38.83917; -97.54306
Gypsum 29275 193 2 (5) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°39′35″N 97°25′22″W / 38.65972°N 97.42278°W / 38.65972; -97.42278
Liberty 40350 183 2 (5) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.44% 38°39′19″N 97°32′48″W / 38.65528°N 97.54667°W / 38.65528; -97.54667
Ohio 52425 463 5 (13) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.13% 38°49′12″N 97°45′9″W / 38.82°N 97.7525°W / 38.82; -97.7525
Pleasant Valley 56625 422 5 (12) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.43% 38°55′18″N 97°46′15″W / 38.92167°N 97.77083°W / 38.92167; -97.77083
Smoky Hill 66050 324 5 (14) 59 (23) 0 (0) 0.10% 38°50′21″N 97°39′35″W / 38.83917°N 97.65972°W / 38.83917; -97.65972
Smoky View 66075 Assaria 954 10 (27) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°39′25″N 97°37′34″W / 38.65694°N 97.62611°W / 38.65694; -97.62611
Smolan 66125 749 9 (23) 85 (33) 0 (0) 0.15% 38°44′24″N 97°38′26″W / 38.74°N 97.64056°W / 38.74; -97.64056
Solomon 66375 311 3 (9) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°49′56″N 97°26′14″W / 38.83222°N 97.43722°W / 38.83222; -97.43722
Spring Creek 67500 Brookville 395 2 (6) 185 (72) 1 (0) 0.38% 38°46′42″N 97°51′47″W / 38.77833°N 97.86306°W / 38.77833; -97.86306
Walnut 75125 553 6 (15) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.79% 38°44′52″N 97°32′55″W / 38.74778°N 97.54861°W / 38.74778; -97.54861
Washington 75725 122 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.04% 38°45′4″N 97°45′10″W / 38.75111°N 97.75278°W / 38.75111; -97.75278

Education

Unified school districts

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

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Saline County, Kansas
Map
File:Map of Kansas highlighting Saline County.png
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the USA highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 15, 1860
Seat Salina
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.23%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

53919
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Saline County (standard abbreviation: SA) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 53,597. The largest city and county seat is Salina.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,868 km² (721 sq mi). 1,864 km² (720 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.23%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 53,597 people, 21,436 households, and 14,212 families residing in the county. The population density was 29/km² (74/sq mi). There were 22,695 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (32/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 89.17% White, 3.10% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.33% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 6.02% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There are 21,436 households in the county, out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.90% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.70% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $37,308, and the median income for a family was $46,362. Males had a median income of $31,509 versus $22,047 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,073. About 6.00% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.60% of those under age 18 and 8.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Saline County from KDOT (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

  • Salina, 45,988 (county seat)
  • Solomon, 1,051 (of which a portion lies in Dickinson County)
  • Assaria, 448
  • Gypsum, 403
  • Brookville, 253
  • Smolan, 213
  • New Cambria, 153

Unincorporated cities

Name and elevation:

Townships

Saline County is divided into eighteen townships. The city of Salina 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.

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
Cambria 10100 New Cambria 450 5 (13) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.16% 38°54′3″N, 97°31′44″W
Dayton 17125 134 1 (4) 92 (36) 0 (0) 0.08% 38°55′0″N, 97°25′18″W
Elm Creek 20650 828 9 (23) 92 (36) 0 (0) 0.39% 38°54′8″N, 97°38′55″W
Eureka 21925 Gypsum 664 7 (18) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.05% 38°43′20″N, 97°25′36″W
Falun 22925 260 1 (4) 186 (72) 0 (0) 0.26% 38°39′26″N, 97°47′14″W
Glendale 26475 104 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.30% 38°53′57″N, 97°52′33″W
Greeley 28375 809 10 (26) 79 (31) 0 (0) 0.09% 38°50′21″N, 97°32′35″W
Gypsum 29275 193 2 (5) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°39′35″N, 97°25′22″W
Liberty 40350 183 2 (5) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.44% 38°39′19″N, 97°32′48″W
Ohio 52425 463 5 (13) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.13% 38°49′12″N, 97°45′9″W
Pleasant Valley 56625 422 5 (12) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.43% 38°55′18″N, 97°46′15″W
Smoky Hill 66050 324 5 (14) 59 (23) 0 (0) 0.10% 38°50′21″N, 97°39′35″W
Smoky View 66075 Assaria 954 10 (27) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°39′25″N, 97°37′34″W
Smolan 66125 749 9 (23) 85 (33) 0 (0) 0.15% 38°44′24″N, 97°38′26″W
Solomon 66375 311 3 (9) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.06% 38°49′56″N, 97°26′14″W
Spring Creek 67500 Brookville 395 2 (6) 185 (72) 1 (0) 0.38% 38°46′42″N, 97°51′47″W
Walnut 75125 553 6 (15) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.79% 38°44′52″N, 97°32′55″W
Washington 75725 122 1 (3) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.04% 38°45′4″N, 97°45′10″W

Education

Unified school districts

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

Official websites

Rolling Hills Zoo

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