Pawnee County

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Pawnee County, Kansas

715 Broadway
Larned, KS 67550
Phone: (620) 285-3721
Fax: (620) 285-3802
www.pawneecountykansas.com

In central KS, west of Great Bend; established Feb 26, 1867 from Rush and Stafford counties. Name Origin: For an Indian tribe of Caddoan linguistic stock. Name may mean 'horn' for the shape of their hair lock; Osages called them Pa-in 'long-haired,' they called themselves 'civilized people.'

Area (sq mi):: 754.56 (land 754.17; water 0.38) Population per square mile: 8.90
Population 2005: 6,739 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.80%; 1990-2000 -4.30% Population 2000: 7,233 (White 88.80%; Black or African American 5.00%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,584; median household $35,175; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,611-$23,154
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pawnee County, Oklahoma

500 Harrison St Rm 203
Pawnee, OK 74058
Phone: (918) 762-3741
Fax: (918) 762-3714
www.cityofpawnee.com/cofc/

In north-central OK, northwest of Tulsa; organized as County "Q" in 1892 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Pawnee Indian tribe of Caddoan linguistic stock. The name may mean 'horn,' for the shape in which they wore their hair lock. The Osages called them Pa-in 'long-haired'; they called themselves 'civilized people.'

Area (sq mi):: 594.87 (land 569.44; water 25.43) Population per square mile: 29.60
Population 2005: 16,860 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 16,612 (White 81.70%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,261; median household $31,661; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,880-$21,405
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 30.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pawnee County, Nebraska

625 6th St
Pawnee City, NE 68420
Phone: (402) 852-2962
Fax: (402) 852-2963
www.co.pawnee.ne.us

In southeastern NE, southeast of Lincoln; original county; organized Mar 6, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Caddoan linguistic stock. The name may mean 'horn,' for the shape of their forelock; they called themselves 'civilized people.'

Area (sq mi):: 432.95 (land 431.57; water 1.38) Population per square mile: 6.70
Population 2005: 2,878 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.80%; 1990-2000 -6.90% Population 2000: 3,087 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 45.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,687; median household $29,000; Population below poverty level: 11.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,714-$27,583
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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