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Arkansas City is a city in Cowley County, in the Winfield metro area.
The community was named for its location near the Arkansas River
The latitude of Arkansas City is 37.061N. The longitude is -97.038W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,119 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,788.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Arkansas City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cowley 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 67005 ZIP code.
21% of Arkansas City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arkansas City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arkansas City was $15,933, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Arkansas City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Arkansas City include Arkansas City Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Arkansas City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $643.
Libraries in Arkansas City include Arkansas City Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Arkansas City include Arkansas City Traveler
Cowley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arkansas City political report.
The average commute time for Arkansas City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Arkansas City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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