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Cedar is a township in Jackson County, in the Topeka metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Cedar. For links to other places called Cedar, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cedar is 39.355N. The longitude is -95.663W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,254.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cedar demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66440 ZIP code.
28% of Cedar residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cedar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cedar was $17,663, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Cedar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cedar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cedar political report.
The average commute time for Cedar workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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