Hodgeman County

Hodgeman County, Kansas

PO Box 247
Jetmore, KS 67854
Phone: (620) 357-6421
Fax: (620) 357-6161

In southwest-central KS, north of Dodge City; organized Mar 6, 1873 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Capt. Amos Hodgman (?-1863), Civil War officer. The e was mistakenly inserted when the county was named.

Area (sq mi):: 860.24 (land 859.92; water 0.32) Population per square mile: 2.50
Population 2005: 2,110 State rank: 101 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 -4.20% Population 2000: 2,085 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,599; median household $35,994; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,807-$24,020
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The following counties were not used in the analysis because data was missing in one or more years: Broomfield County, Colorado; Custer County, Colorado; Hinsdale County, Colorado; Hodgeman County, Kansas; Worth County, Missouri; Loup County, Nebraska; McPherson County, Nebraska; Cibola County, New Mexico; Harding County, New Mexico; Roger Mills County, Oklahoma; and Niobrara County, Wyoming.
* Hodgeman County Economic Development Inc., Jetmore, $7,050 to purchase a pro-gravity trailer for cardboard collection at the landfill;