Republic County

Republic County, Kansas

1815 M St
Belleville, KS 66935
Phone: (785) 527-7231
Fax: (785) 527-2668
www.nckcn.com/repco

On the central northern border of KS, north of Salina; established Feb 27, 1860 (prior to statehood) from Washington and Cloud counties. Name Origin: For the Republican River, which first enters KS in this county; named for the valley that was home of the Pawnee Republic, a division of the Pawnee Tribe. Also, possibly for the Pawnee Republic

Area (sq mi):: 720.31 (land 716.38; water 3.93) Population per square mile: 7.20
Population 2005: 5,164 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.50%; 1990-2000 -10.00% Population 2000: 5,835 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 45.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,433; median household $30,494; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,042-$23,167
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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