Ford County

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Ford County, Kansas

100 Gunsmoke St
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-4500
Fax: (620) 227-4699
www.fordcounty.net

In southwestern KS, southeast of Garden City; organized Feb 26, 1867 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For James Hobart Ford (?-1867), an officer in the Second Colorado cavalry during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 1099.29 (land 1098.50; water 0.79) Population per square mile: 30.70
Population 2005: 33,751 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 18.20% Population 2000: 32,458 (White 57.30%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 37.70%; Asian 2.10%; Other 21.50%). Foreign born: 22.50%. Median age: 29.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,721; median household $37,860; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,443-$22,455
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dodge City County seat (25,762)

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    Ford County, Illinois

    200 W State St Rm 101
    Paxton, IL 60957
    Phone: (217) 379-2721
    Fax: (217) 379-3258
    fordiroq.prairienet.org/ford.htm

    In east-central IL, east of Bloomington; organized Feb 17, 1859 from Vermilion County. Name Origin: For Thomas Ford (1800-1850), jurist on the IL Supreme Court (1840) and governor (1842-46)

    Area (sq mi):: 486.42 (land 485.90; water 0.52) Population per square mile: 29.10
    Population 2005: 14,157 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 14,241 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.40
    Income 2000: per capita $18,860; median household $38,073; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,774-$27,799
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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