Neosho County

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Neosho County, Kansas

PO Box 138
Erie, KS 66733
Phone: (620) 244-3811
Fax: (620) 244-3810

In southeastern KS, west of Pittsburgh; organized as Dorn County Aug 25, 1855 (prior to statehood) from Labette County. Name Origin: Osage Indian 'cold, clear water' or 'main river,' unclear which river is referred to

Area (sq mi):: 578.02 (land 571.75; water 6.27) Population per square mile: 28.90
Population 2005: 16,529 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 16,997 (White 93.40%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,539; median household $32,167; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,543-$23,168
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The amendments relate primarily to the method of accounting for the sale of a coalbed methane project in Neosho County, Kansas, in 2001.
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