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Cheyenne County, Kansas

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Cheyenne County (CN)
Image:Map of Kansas highlighting Cheyenne County.png
Other Kansas Counties
County seat St. Francis
Largest city St. Francis
Area
—Total
—Land
—Water
—% water

1,021 mi²; 2,644 km²
1,020 mi²; 2,641 km²
1 mi²; 2 km²
0.09%
Population
—Total (2000)
Density

3,165
3/mi²; 1/km²
Established March 20, 1873
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Cheyenne County (standard abbreviation: CN) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 3,165. The largest city and county seat is St. Francis.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,644 km² (1,021 mi²). 2,641 km² (1,020 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.09% water.

Adjacent counties

See also: List of counties in Kansas

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there are 3,165 people, 1,360 households, and 919 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (3/mi²). There are 1,636 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.91% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. 2.59% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,360 households out of which 27.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.10% are married couples living together, 5.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% are non-families. 30.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.85.

In the county the population is spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 26.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,599, and the median income for a family is $34,816. Males have a median income of $24,976 versus $19,569 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,862. 9.40% of the population and 7.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.80% of those under the age of 18 and 6.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

Education

Unified school districts

See also the complete list of unified school districts in Kansas.

  • Cheylin USD 103
  • St. Francis Schools USD 297

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