Osborne County

Osborne County, Kansas

PO Box 160
Osborne, KS 67473
Phone: (785) 346-2431
Fax: (785) 346-5252
www.osbornecounty.org

In north-central KS, northeast of Hays; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Mitchell County. Name Origin: For Vincent B. Osborne (?-1865), Kansas soldier and lawyer. The geodetic center of the U.S. is in this county

Area (sq mi):: 894.28 (land 892.39; water 1.89) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 4,050 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.00%; 1990-2000 -8.50% Population 2000: 4,452 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 44.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,236; median household $29,145; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,512-$23,517
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The prevalence of infection was 1/1 from Pottawatomie County, 1/3 from Osborne County, and 4/11 (36 percent) from Butler County.