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Shawnee is a township in Cherokee County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Shawnee. For links to other places called Shawnee, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shawnee is 37.163N. The longitude is -94.666W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 505.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shawnee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee 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 66739 ZIP code.
15% of Shawnee residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shawnee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shawnee was $15,531, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Shawnee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shawnee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $577.
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shawnee political report.
The average commute time for Shawnee workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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