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Logan County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of USA KS
Kansas's location in the U.S.
Founded February 24, 1887
Seat Oakley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,073.09 sq mi (2,779 km²)
1,072.99 sq mi (2,779 km²)
0.11 sq mi (0 km²), 0.01%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

2,756
2.6/sq mi (1.0/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Logan County (standard abbreviation: LG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 2,756.[1] The largest city and county seat is Oakley.

Law and governmentEdit

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.[2]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 1,073.09 square miles (2,779.3 km2), of which 1,072.99 square miles (2,779.0 km2) (or 99.99%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.01%) is water.[3]

Adjacent countiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

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%
2010 2,756 −9.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
USA Logan County, Kansas age pyramid

Age pyramid

At the 2000 census[4], 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.

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 Edit

Incorporated citiesEdit

Name and population (2004 estimate):

TownshipsEdit

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, -101.35417
Elkader 20225 15 0 (0) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°53′33″N 100°52′1″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, -100.98472
Logansport 42325 14 0 (0) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 38°51′29″N 101°4′9″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, -101.36778
Monument 48050 144 1 (1) 276 (107) 0 (0) 0 % 39°4′17″N 101°2′42″W / 39.07139, -101.045
Oakley 51850 Oakley 2,343 8 (22) 278 (107) 0 (0) 0.01% 39°6′43″N 100°51′32″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, -101.1325
Russell Springs 61900 71 0 (1) 279 (108) 0 (0) 0.03% 38°53′16″N 101°12′15″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, -101.41028
Winona 80100 Winona 319 1 (3) 277 (107) 0 (0) 0 % 39°3′53″N 101°12′54″W / 39.06472, -101.215

Education Edit

Map of Logan Co, Ks, USA

2005 KDOT Map of Logan County (map legend)

Oakley Kansas

Agriculture, as represented by this stockyard on the edge of Oakley, is important in Logan County

Unified school districts Edit

  • Oakley USD 274
  • Triplains USD 275

See alsoEdit

Information on this and other counties in Kansas

Other information for Kansas


ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

External linksEdit

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