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Baldwin City is a city in Douglas County, in the Lawrence metro area.
The community was named for John Baldwin, who built a sawmill and gristmill here in 1857.
The latitude of Baldwin City is 38.775N. The longitude is -95.186W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,637.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baldwin City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lawrence area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66006 ZIP code.
27% of Baldwin City residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baldwin City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baldwin City was $16,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Baldwin City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Baldwin City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $460. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $937.
Libraries in Baldwin City include Baldwin City Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Baldwin City include Baldwin City Signal
Douglas County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baldwin City political report.
The average commute time for Baldwin City workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Baldwin City include Three Sisters Inn.
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