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Oketo is a township in Marshall County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Oketo. For links to other places called Oketo, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oketo is 39.955N. The longitude is -96.654W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,273 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 251.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oketo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marshall 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 66518 ZIP code.
58% of Oketo residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oketo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oketo was $14,916, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Oketo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oketo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $133. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $520.
Marshall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oketo political report.
The average commute time for Oketo workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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