Chase County

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Chase County, Kansas

PO Box 529
Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
Phone: (620) 273-6423
Fax: (620) 273-6617
www.chasecountyks.org

In east-central KS, west of Emporia; organized Feb 11, 1859 (prior to statehood) from Butler County. Name Origin: For Salmon Portland Chase (1808-73), U.S. senator from OH (1849-53), governor of OH (1855-59), and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1864-73)

Area (sq mi):: 778.01 (land 775.89; water 2.12) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 3,081 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 0.30% Population 2000: 3,030 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,422; median household $32,656; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,079-$28,785
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chase County, Nebraska

PO Box 1299
Imperial, NE 69033
Phone: (308) 882-5266
Fax: (308) 882-7552
www.co.chase.ne.us

On the southwestern border of NE, southwest of North Platte; organized Apr 24, 1886 from Keith County. Name Origin: For Champion S. Chase (?-1898), mayor of Omaha, NE, and first attorney general of NE

Area (sq mi):: 897.63 (land 894.50; water 3.14) Population per square mile: 4.30
Population 2005: 3,866 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -7.10% Population 2000: 4,068 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,490; median household $32,351; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,412-$26,598
Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 12.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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