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Falls is a township in Chase County, in the Emporia metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Falls. For links to other places called Falls, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Falls is 38.341N. The longitude is -96.529W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,296 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,163.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chase 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 66850 ZIP code.
25% of Falls residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Falls was $15,232, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $557.
Chase County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Falls political report.
The average commute time for Falls workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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