Jackson County, Kansas

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Jackson County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Jackson County
Location in the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the U.S.
Founded February 11, 1859
Named for Andrew Jackson
Seat Holton
Largest city Holton
Area
 • Total 658 sq mi (1,704 km2)
 • Land 656 sq mi (1,699 km2)
 • Water 1.8 sq mi (5 km2), 0.3%
Population
 • (2010) 13,462
 • Density 21/sq mi (8/km²)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website ks-jackson.manatron.com

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Jackson County (county code JA) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 13,462.[1] Its county seat and most populous city is Holton.[2] The county was named for President Andrew Jackson.[3]

Jackson County is included in the Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Indian Reservation, located near the center of the county, comprises about 18.5% of the county's area.

Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 2004, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[4]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 658 square miles (1,700 km2), of which 656 square miles (1,700 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) (0.3%) is water.[5]

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 1,936
1870 6,053 212.7%
1880 10,718 77.1%
1890 14,626 36.5%
1900 17,117 17.0%
1910 16,861 −1.5%
1920 15,495 −8.1%
1930 14,776 −4.6%
1940 13,382 −9.4%
1950 11,098 −17.1%
1960 10,309 −7.1%
1970 10,342 0.3%
1980 11,644 12.6%
1990 11,525 −1.0%
2000 12,657 9.8%
2010 13,462 6.4%
Est. 2014 13,539 [6] 0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
1790-1960[8] 1900-1990[9]
1990-2000[10] 2010-2013[1]

As of the U.S. Census in 2000,[11] there were 12,657 people, 4,727 households, and 3,507 families residing in the county. The population density was 19 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 5,094 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.21% White, 6.84% Native American, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 4,727 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.30% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% were non-families. 22.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,451, and the median income for a family was $46,520. Males had a median income of $32,195 versus $22,305 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,606. About 6.40% of families and 8.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.50% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Unified school districts

Communities

2005 KDOT Map of Jackson County (map legend)

Cities

Unincorporated communities

Townships

Jackson County is divided into fifteen townships. The city of Holton 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.

Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Adrian 00350 150 2 (5) 77 (30) 0 (0) 0.25% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Banner 04025 300 3 (8) 93 (36) 1 (0) 0.70% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Cedar 11275 1,254 12 (31) 103 (40) 0 (0) 0.03% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Douglas 18350 2,135 13 (33) 168 (65) 0 (0) 0.07% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Franklin 24400 776 9 (24) 84 (32) 3 (1) 3.28% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Garfield 25625 624 7 (18) 88 (34) 0 (0) 0.49% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Grant 27700 212 2 (5) 109 (42) 0 (0) 0.10% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Jefferson 35225 494 5 (14) 94 (36) 0 (0) 0.12% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Liberty 40125 513 6 (15) 92 (35) 0 (0) 0.16% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Lincoln 40750 1,046 4 (11) 255 (98) 0 (0) 0.05% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Netawaka 49975 361 4 (10) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.13% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Soldier 66200 403 4 (9) 110 (43) 0 (0) 0.17% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Straight Creek 68475 158 2 (4) 95 (37) 0 (0) 0.30% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Washington 75625 516 4 (10) 139 (54) 0 (0) 0.13% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Whiting 78125 362 4 (10) 93 (36) 0 (0) 0.11% Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
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See also

References

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