McPherson County

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McPherson County, South Dakota

PO Box 248
Leola, SD 57456
Phone: (605) 439-3361
Fax: (605) 439-3394

On the central northern border of SD, northwest of Aberdeen; created Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County. Name Origin: For Gen. James Birdseye McPherson (1828-64), commander of the Union Army of the Tennessee during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 1151.85 (land 1136.94; water 14.91) Population per square mile: 2.30
Population 2005: 2,617 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.90%; 1990-2000 -10.00% Population 2000: 2,904 (White 99.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 47.60
Income 2000: per capita $12,748; median household $22,380; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,769-$23,951
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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McPherson County, Kansas

117 N Maple
McPherson, KS 67460
Phone: (620) 241-3656
Fax: (620) 241-1168
www.mcphersoncountyks.us

In central KS, north of Hutchinson; organized Feb 26, 1867 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Gen. James Birdseye McPherson (1828-64), commander of the Union Army of the Tennessee during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 901.24 (land 899.71; water 1.52) Population per square mile: 32.80
Population 2005: 29,523 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 29,554 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,921; median household $41,138; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,685-$28,273
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 14.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • McPherson County seat (13,681)

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    McPherson County, Nebraska

    PO Box 122
    Tryon, NE 69167
    Phone: (308) 587-2363

    In central NE, north of North Platte; boundaries set Mar 31, 1887 from Lincoln and Keith counties. Name Origin: For Gen. James Birdseye McPherson (1828-64), commander of the Union army in Tennessee during the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 860.02 (land 858.98; water 1.04) Population per square mile: 0.60
    Population 2005: 507 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 533 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 40.60
    Income 2000: per capita $13,055; median household $25,750; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $11,657-$16,735
    Unemployment (2004): 1.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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