Ness County

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Ness County, Kansas

202 W Sycamore St
Ness City, KS 67560
Phone: (785) 798-2401
Fax: (785) 798-3829

In west-central KS, north of Dodge City; established Feb 26, 1867. Name Origin: For Noah V. Ness (?-1864), a corporal in the Kansas cavalry killed in the Civil War, and the only corporal to be so honored in KS

Area (sq mi):: 1075.00 (land 1074.75; water 0.26) Population per square mile: 2.80
Population 2005: 3,009 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.90%; 1990-2000 -14.40% Population 2000: 3,454 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 43.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,787; median household $32,340; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,316-$31,492
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 16.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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