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Basehor is a city in Leavenworth County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The community was named after Ephraim Basehor, settler

The latitude of Basehor is 39.141N. The longitude is -94.938W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,715.


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Median household income
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$52,831
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Basehor demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Basehor received national attention for 1934 fire, which gutted most of the downtown commercial district
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: Base-uhr

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28% of Basehor residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Basehor ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Basehor was $20,731, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Basehor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Basehor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $448.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $995.


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Libraries in Basehor include Library District #2 ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Basehor include Basehor Sentinel

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Leavenworth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Basehor political report.

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The average commute time for Basehor workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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