About Smith County KS
Smith County (standard abbreviation: SM) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,853 with a 2018 estimate of 3,603. Its county seat is Smith Center. The county is named in memory of Maj. J. Nelson Smith, who was part of the 2nd Colorado Cavalry, killed in action at the Battle of Westport on October 21, 1864.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 897 square miles (2,320 km), of which 895 square miles (2,320 km) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km) (0.2%) is water. The county is divided into 25 townships, each of which is listed below in the subdivisions section of this article.
The geographic center of the 48 contiguous states is located within the county, near the city of Lebanon. The geographic center of North America is located in neighboring Osborne County.
The Solomon River runs through the southern part of the county and provides a flat basin and water for irrigated crops.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,536 people, 1,953 households, and 1,322 families residing in the county. The population density was 5 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 2,326 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.79% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,953 households out of which 25.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.60% were married couples living together, 4.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% were non-families. 30.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.78.
In the county, the population was spread out with 21.70% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 22.10% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 27.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,486, and the median income for a family was $36,951. Males had a median income of $25,089 versus $18,608 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,983. About 8.80% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.80% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those age 65 or over.
The population distribution by township is as follows according to the 2000 census: Banner 54; Beaver 60; Blaine 60; Cedar 619; Center 2,094; Cora 38; Crystal Plains 40; Dor 46; Garfield 33; German 34; Harlan 100; Harvey 130; Houston 206; Lane 134; Lincoln 73; Logan 47; Martin 24; Oak 399; Pawnee 35; Pleasant 34; Swan 42; Valley 75; Washington 63; Webster 47; White Rock 49.
Smith County Kansas neighborhoods include: Abbyville, Abilene, Admire, Agenda, Albert, Alden, Allen, Alma, Altamont, Alta Vista, Altoona, Americus, Andale, Andover, Arcadia, Arkansas City, Arlington, Arma, Ashland, Assaria, Atchison, Atlanta, Auburn, Augusta, Aurora, Axtell, Baileyville, Baldwin City, Barnes, Bartlett, Basehor, Baxter Springs, Bel Aire, Belleville, Beloit, Belvidere, Belvue, Bendena, Benedict, Bennington, Bentley, Benton, Bern, Berryton, Bison, Blaine, Bloom, Blue Mound, Bonner Springs, Bronson, Brookville, Bucyrus, Buffalo, Buhler, Bunker Hill, Burden, Burdett, Burlingame, Burlington, Burns, Burrton, Bushton, Cambridge, Canton, Carbondale, Carlton, Cassoday, Catharine, Cawker City, Cedar Vale, Centerville, Centralia, Chanute, Chapman, Chase, Cheney, Cherokee, Cherryvale, Chetopa, Cimarron, Circleville, Claflin, Clay Center, Clearwater, Clifton, Climax, Clyde, Coffeyville, Colony, Columbus, Colwich, Concordia, Copeland, Corning, Courtland, Crestline, Cuba, Deerfield, Delia, Delphos, Denison, Dennis, Denton, Derby, De Soto, Dexter, Dighton, Dorrance, Douglass, Dundee, Dwight, Eastborough, Easton, Edgerton, Edna, Edwardsville, El Dorado, Ellinwood, Ellis, Elsmore, Emmett, Emporia, Englewood, Ensign, Enterprise, Erie, Eskridge, Eudora, Eureka, Fairway, Fall River, Falun, Farlington, Fontana, Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley, Fort Scott, Fowler, Franklin, Fredonia, Frontenac, Fulton, Galena, Galesburg, Galva, Garden City, Garden Plain, Gardner, Garfield, Garland, Garnett, Geneseo, Geuda Springs, Girard, Glasco, Glen Elder, Goddard, Goff, Gorham, Grantville, Great Bend, Greeley, Green, Greensburg, Greenwich, Gridley, Gypsum, Haddam, Halstead, Hamilton, Hartford, Harveyville, Haven, Havensville, Haviland, Hays, Haysville, Heizer, Hepler, Herington, Hesston, Highland, Hoisington, Holcomb, Holton, Hope, Horton, Hoyt, Humboldt, Hunter, Hutchinson, Ingalls, Inman, Iola, Jamestown, Junction City, Kansas City, Kechi, Kincaid, Lacygne, La Harpe, Lake Quivira, Lancaster, Lane, Langdon, Lansing, Larned, Latham, Latimer, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Leawood, Lebo, Lecompton, Lenexa, Leon, Leona, Leonardville, Le Roy, Lindsborg, Linn Valley, Linwood, Little River, Longford, Louisburg, Louisville, Lucas, Luray, Lyndon, Lyons, Madison, Mahaska, Maize, Manhattan, Maple City, Maple Hill, Mapleton, Marquette, Mayetta, McConnell Afb, Mc Cracken, Mc Cune, Mc Louth, McPherson, Meade, Melvern, Meriden, Merriam, Milford, Milton, Miltonvale, Minneapolis, Minneola, Mission, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, Montezuma, Moran, Morganville, Mound City, Moundridge, Mound Valley, Mount Hope, Mulberry, Mullinville, Mulvane, Munden, Muscotah, Narka, Natoma, Neodesha, Neosho Falls, Neosho Rapids, Netawaka, New Albany, New Cambria, New Century, New Strawn, Newton, Nickerson, North Newton, Nortonville, Norway, Odin, Ogden, Olathe, Olmitz, Olpe, Olsburg, Onaga, Oneida, Osage City, Osawatomie, Oskaloosa, Oswego, Ottawa, Overbrook, Overland Park, Oxford, Ozawkie, Palmer, Paola, Paradise, Park City, Parker, Parkerfield, Parsons, Partridge, Pawnee Rock, Paxico, Peabody, Peck, Perry, Petrolia, Pfeifer, Piedmont, Pierceville, Pittsburg, Plains, Plainville, Pleasanton, Plevna, Pomona, Potwin, Prairie Village, Prescott, Preston, Pretty Prairie, Princeton, Quenemo, Ramona, Randolph, Rantoul, Raymond, Reading, Redfield, Republic, Richmond, Riley, Riverton, Robinson, Rock, Roeland Park, Rosalia, Rose Hill, Rossville, Roxbury, Rozel, Russell, Sabetha, Saint George, Saint Marys, Saint Paul, Salina, Savonburg, Scammon, Scandia, Schoenchen, Scott City, Scranton, Sedgwick, Seneca, Severy, Shawnee, Silver Lake, Simpson, Smolan, Soldier, Solomon, South Hutchinson, Spring Hill, Stark, Sterling, Stilwell, Susank, Sylvia, Syracuse, Talmage, Tecumseh, Tescott, Thayer, Tipton, Tonganoxie, Topeka, Toronto, Towanda, Treece, Troy, Turon, Udall, Uniontown, Valley Center, Valley Falls, Vassar, Vermillion, Victoria, Viola, Virgil, Wakarusa, Wakefield, Waldo, Walker, Walnut, Walton, Wamego, Wathena, Waverly, Weir, Wellsville, Westmoreland, Westphalia, Westwood, Westwood Hills, Wetmore, White Cloud, Whitewater, Whiting, Wichita, Williamsburg, Wilson, Winchester, Windom, Winfield, Woodbine
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