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Downs is a city in Osborne County.

The community was named for Major William F. Downs, railroad superintendent
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Downs. For links to other places called Downs, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Downs is 39.498N. The longitude is -98.541W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,483 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 978.


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Median household income
Local
$24,808
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Downs demographic reports
Downs is in the Solomon Valley
Local festivals include:
  • Kansas Storytelling Festival - April 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Downs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Waconda Lake
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Downs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Osborne 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 67437 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

37% of Downs residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Downs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Downs was $15,001, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Downs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Downs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $187.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $471.


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Libraries in Downs include Downs Carnegie Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Downs workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Downs include Howell House B&B.

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