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Foster is a village in Bates County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The latitude of Foster is 38.166N. The longitude is -94.507W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 130.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Foster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bates 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 64745 ZIP code.
18% of Foster residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Foster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Foster was $15,631, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Foster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Foster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Bates County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Foster political report.
The average commute time for Foster workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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