Pawnee County, Kansas

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Pawnee County
Pawnee County Courthouse in Larned
Pawnee County Courthouse in Larned
Map of Kansas highlighting Pawnee County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°09′N 99°12′W / 38.15°N 99.2°W / 38.15; -99.2
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedFebruary 26, 1867
Named forPawnee tribe
SeatLarned
Largest cityLarned
Area
 • Total755 sq mi (1,960 km2)
 • Land754 sq mi (1,950 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1 km2)  0.05%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
6,743
 • Density9.2/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts1st, 4th
WebsitePawneeCountyKansas.com

Pawnee County (standard abbreviation: PN) is a county in the U.S. state of Kansas. In 2010, 6,973 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Larned. Larned is also the biggest city in Pawnee County.[2]

The county is named after the Pawnee Tribe.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 755 square miles (1,960 km2). Of that, 754 square miles (1,950 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (0.05%) is water.[4]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870179
18805,3962,914.5%
18905,204−3.6%
19005,084−2.3%
19108,85974.3%
19209,3235.2%
193010,51012.7%
194010,300−2.0%
195011,0417.2%
196010,254−7.1%
19708,484−17.3%
19808,065−4.9%
19907,555−6.3%
20007,233−4.3%
20106,973−3.6%
Est. 20166,743[5]−3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2016[1]
Age pyramid

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Pawnee County has been mostly Republican for its history. However, there have been multiple time where it was considered a swing county. This means backing the national winner in all presidential elections from 1904 to 1936 as well as 1964 to 1988. It has moved away from bellwether status since 1988.

Presidential election results
Presidential election results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 71.6% 1,904 21.8% 579 6.7% 178
2012 70.4% 1,836 27.5% 718 2.1% 54
2008 67.6% 1,946 30.6% 882 1.8% 51
2004 72.7% 2,172 25.9% 773 1.4% 43
2000 62.9% 1,850 32.9% 968 4.2% 122
1996 61.1% 1,927 29.6% 932 9.4% 295
1992 37.9% 1,357 31.2% 1,118 31.0% 1,110
1988 54.1% 1,825 43.7% 1,474 2.2% 74
1984 68.9% 2,570 29.3% 1,092 1.8% 68
1980 58.8% 2,170 32.1% 1,184 9.1% 337
1976 45.1% 1,692 52.2% 1,959 2.7% 100
1972 65.8% 2,370 30.8% 1,110 3.3% 120
1968 54.2% 2,037 37.7% 1,416 8.1% 306
1964 36.0% 1,468 63.3% 2,577 0.7% 29
1960 58.3% 2,618 41.3% 1,853 0.4% 18
1956 63.7% 2,788 35.8% 1,567 0.5% 20
1952 71.1% 3,431 27.8% 1,340 1.1% 53
1948 52.4% 2,221 45.9% 1,945 1.6% 69
1944 54.1% 2,057 45.4% 1,727 0.6% 22
1940 50.8% 2,329 48.3% 2,216 0.9% 42
1936 38.3% 1,753 61.5% 2,814 0.2% 9
1932 42.5% 1,889 55.2% 2,451 2.3% 103
1928 75.2% 2,829 24.4% 918 0.4% 16
1924 62.5% 2,407 28.9% 1,111 8.6% 331
1920 64.0% 2,128 34.2% 1,138 1.8% 60
1916 38.7% 1,499 55.1% 2,131 6.2% 241
1912 16.3% 366 46.6% 1,050 37.1% 836
1908 48.4% 1,000 46.5% 961 5.0% 104
1904 60.8% 957 31.4% 494 7.8% 123
1900 48.0% 684 51.0% 727 1.0% 14
1896 43.3% 499 55.1% 635 1.7% 19
1892 47.9% 670 52.1% 730
1888 61.9% 895 21.0% 303 17.1% 247

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Pawnee County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on August 6, 2011. Retrieved July 28, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Swanton, John Reed (1952). The Indian Tribes of North America. US Government Printing Office. p. 290. ISBN 978-0-8063-1730-4.
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
  8. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
  9. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
  10. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

More reading[change | change source]

County
Trails

Other websites[change | change source]

County
Maps

Coordinates: 38°09′N 99°12′W / 38.150°N 99.200°W / 38.150; -99.200