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Meade County, Kansas

 

Meade County, Kansas

Meade County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Meade County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the U.S.
Founded March 20, 1873
Named for George G. Meade
Seat Meade
Largest city Meade
Area
 • Total 979 sq mi (2,536 km2)
 • Land 978 sq mi (2,533 km2)
 • Water 1.3 sq mi (3 km2), 0.1%
Population
 • (2010) 4,575
 • Density 4.7/sq mi (2/km²)
Congressional district 1st
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .org.meadecowww

Meade County (standard abbreviation: ME) is a

  • Meade County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
  • Kansas Highway Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
  • Kansas Railroad Maps: Current, 1996, 1915, KDOT and Kansas Historical Society
Maps
  • Kansas Statistical Abstract
County Level Data
  • Blue Skyways
  • Meade County Economic Development
  • Meade Chamber of Commerce
  • Meade County History
General county information
  • Meade County
  • Meade County - Directory of Public Officials
Official

External links

  • History of the State of Kansas; William G. Cutler; A.T. Andreas Publisher; 1883. (Online HTML eBook)
  • Kansas : A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc; 3 Volumes; Frank W. Blackmar; Standard Publishing Co; 944 / 955 / 824 pages; 1912. (Volume1 - Download 54MB PDF eBook),(Volume2 - Download 53MB PDF eBook), (Volume3 - Download 33MB PDF eBook)

Further reading

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 249. 
  4. ^ "Map of Wet and Dry Counties". Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue. November 2004. Retrieved 2007-01-21. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  

References

See also

Meade County is divided into nine 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.

Townships

Unincorporated community

Cities

2005 KDOT Map of Meade County (map legend)

Communities

  • Fowler USD 225
  • Meade USD 226

Unified school districts

Education

The median income for a household in the county was $36,761, and the median income for a family was $41,550. Males had a median income of $29,295 versus $20,153 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,824. About 6.70% of families and 9.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.90% of those under age 18 and 5.70% of those age 65 or over.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.50% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 19.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.00 males.

There were 1,728 households out of which 36.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.70% were married couples living together, 4.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.50% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.16.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 4,631 people, 1,728 households, and 1,252 families residing in the county. The population density was 5 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 1,968 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.10% White, 0.39% Black or African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 6.24% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 10.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

Demographics

Adjacent counties

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 979 square miles (2,540 km2), of which 978 square miles (2,530 km2) is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) (0.1%) is water.[5]

Geography

Although the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 to allow the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with the approval of voters, Meade County has remained a prohibition, or "dry", county.[4]

Law and government

Contents

  • Law and government 1
  • Geography 2
    • Adjacent counties 2.1
  • Demographics 3
  • Education 4
    • Unified school districts 4.1
  • Communities 5
    • Cities 5.1
    • Unincorporated community 5.2
    • Townships 5.3
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • Further reading 8
  • External links 9

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