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FRANKLIN COUNTY KANSAS

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Franklin County is one of Kansas' leading agricultural counties and is now gaining a reputation as a hub for distribtibution. Located along Interstate 35, the county enjoys a location of prime transportation, resulting in major manufacturing and distribution development in the last few years including a $600,000 visitors center in Ottawa.

Estimated Total Population    24,784
18 and over    17,964
Median age    36
Increase from 1990    12.70%
Largest City    Ottawa
Estimated population of city    11,921
Total Housing Units    10,229
Median value    $73,800
Total Households    9,452
Family households    6,722
Average household    size 2.56
Average family size    3.04
EDUCATION   
Population Over    25 15,753
High-school graduate    6,228
Some college, no degree    3,693
Associate's degree    918
Bachelor's degree    1,841
Graduate or professional degree    759
Percent graduated high school    85.30%
Percent with bachelor's or higher    16.50%
EMPLOYMENT STATUS   
Population 16 and over    18,763
In labor force    12,803
Commuting to work    12,161
TOP EMPLOYERS   
Wal-Mart Distribution & Supercenter, Ottawa Truck Corp., American Eagle Outfitters, Midwest Cabinets, Havens Steel
TOP INDUSTRIES   
Management, professional    3,106
Service    1,776
Sales and office    3,066
Construction, extraction, maintenance    1,801
Production, transportation    2,516
Median Household Income   $39,052
Median Family Income   $45,197
Land Area (square miles)   574
Persons per square mile)   43.20
County Seat    Ottawa
County Government Info   
Chairman of County Commissioners—Don Hay 315 S. Main
Ottawa, KS 66067
Tel: 785.229.3410
Fax: 785.229.3419
www.franklincoks.org
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing

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