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Kiowa County, Colorado

PO Box 37
Eads, CO 81036
Phone: (719) 438-5421
Fax: (719) 438-5327
www.kiowacountycolo.com

On southeastern border of CO, east of Pueblo; organized Apr 11, 1889, from Bent County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Tanoan linguistic stock; name means 'principal people.'

Area (sq mi):: 1785.76 (land 1770.99; water 14.76) Population per square mile: 0.80
Population 2005: 1,422 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.30%; 1990-2000 -3.90% Population 2000: 1,622 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.00%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,382; median household $30,494; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,665-$33,431
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kiowa County, Kansas

211 E Florida Ave
Greensburg, KS 67054
Phone: (620) 723-3366
Fax: (620) 723-3234

In south-central KS, southeast of Dodge City; established Feb 26, 1867 from Comanche and Edwards counties, abolished in 1875, and recreated in 1866 from Comanche and Edwards counties. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Tanoan linguistic stock; name means 'principal people.'

Area (sq mi):: 722.62 (land 722.39; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 2,984 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.00%; 1990-2000 -10.40% Population 2000: 3,278 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,207; median household $31,576; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,734-$27,590
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kiowa County, Oklahoma

PO Box 73
Hobart, OK 73651
Phone: (580) 726-5286
Fax: (580) 726-6033

In southwestern OK, northwest of Lawton; original county; organized 1891 (prior to statehood); re-formed from part of the original county in 1901. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Tanoan linguistic stock; name means 'principal people.'

Area (sq mi):: 1030.66 (land 1014.56; water 16.10) Population per square mile: 9.70
Population 2005: 9,848 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -9.90% Population 2000: 10,227 (White 80.50%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 6.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 11.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,231; median household $26,053; Population below poverty level: 19.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,540-$22,643
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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