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Ford is a city in Ford County, in the Dodge City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Ford. For links to other places called Ford, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ford is 37.636N. The longitude is -99.753W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,398 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 314.
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29% of Ford residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ford was $15,037, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Ford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.
Ford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ford political report.
The average commute time for Ford workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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