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Stanton County, Kansas

PO Box 190
Johnson, KS 67855
Phone: (620) 492-2140
Fax: (620) 492-2688

On the southwestern border of KS, southwest of Garden City; created Mar 6, 1873, later abolished and made part of Hamilton County; in 1887 Stanton County was reorganized from Hamilton County. Name Origin: For Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-69), U.S. Attorney General (1860-61) and U.S. Secretary of War under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (1862-68)

Area (sq mi):: 680.06 (land 680.00; water 0.06) Population per square mile: 3.30
Population 2005: 2,245 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.70%; 1990-2000 3.10% Population 2000: 2,406 (White 74.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 23.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 14.80%). Foreign born: 12.70%. Median age: 33.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,043; median household $40,172; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,618-$24,199
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 16.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Stanton County, Nebraska

PO Box 347
Stanton, NE 68779
Phone: (402) 439-2222
Fax: (402) 439-2200
www.co.stanton.ne.us

In east-central NE, west of Norfolk; organized Jan 10, 1862 from Dodge County; previously called Izard County. Name Origin: For Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-69), U.S. secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (1862-68)

Area (sq mi):: 431.06 (land 429.83; water 1.23) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 6,534 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 6,455 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,511; median household $36,676; Population below poverty level: 6.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,326-$24,220
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Relative abundance (birds-transect) of breeding grassland birds that were observed in >1% of surveys in treatment and reference fields in Stanton County, Nebraska, 2004-2005 Treatment (n = 8) Species Year Mean SE Dickcissel 2004 1.