Kingman County

Kingman County, Kansas

130 N Spruce St
Kingman, KS 67068
Phone: (620) 532-2521
Fax: (620) 532-2037

In south-central KS, west of Wichita; established Feb 29, 1872 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Samuel Austin Kingman (1822-?), KY legislator and Chief Justice of the KS Supreme Court (1866-77)

Area (sq mi):: 866.70 (land 863.35; water 3.35) Population per square mile: 9.50
Population 2005: 8,165 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 4.60% Population 2000: 8,673 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,533; median household $37,790; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,901-$24,318
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Westar Energy will buy energy produced at the Kingman Wind Energy Center in Kingman County, that will be in service by early 2017.
For the Love of Every Animal, Kingman County Humane Society, Caring Hands Humane Society and PALS.
Landowners and gas producers in northeast Pratt County and parts of Kingman County stand to lose millions in income after Northern Natural Gas Company won federal approval to expand its Cunningham storage field for 12,320 acres under their land.