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Hamilton County, Kansas
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Hamilton County, Kansas

Hamilton County (standard abbreviation: HM) is a county located in the U.S. State of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 2,670. Its county seat is Syracuse, Kansas6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Subdivisions
4 Education
5 External links

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,584 km² (998 mi²). 2,581 km² (996 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.11% water.

Adjacent counties

See also: List of counties in Kansas

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there are 2,670 people, 1,054 households, and 715 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (3/mi²). There are 1,211 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.65% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 15.13% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. 20.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,054 households out of which 33.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 7.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% are non-families. 29.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.09.

In the county the population is spread out with 28.40% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 18.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,033, and the median income for a family is $38,550. Males have a median income of $26,701 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,484. 15.70% of the population and 10.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.50% are under the age of 18 and 9.40% are 65 or older.

Subdivisions

Cities and towns

Education

Unified school districts

External links

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