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Lecompton is a township in Douglas County, in the Lawrence metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Lecompton. For links to other places called Lecompton, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lecompton is 39.029N. The longitude is -95.409W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,761.
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24% of Lecompton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lecompton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lecompton was $17,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Lecompton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lecompton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $824.
Douglas County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lecompton political report.
The average commute time for Lecompton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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