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Kearney is a city in Clay County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for Fort Kearney, NE
The latitude of Kearney is 39.367N. The longitude is -94.361W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 856 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,573.
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25% of Kearney residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kearney ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kearney was $21,147, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Kearney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kearney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $944.
Libraries in Kearney include Kearny Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kearney include Kearney Courier
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kearney political report.
The average commute time for Kearney workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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