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"Sunflower Capital"

Goodland is a city in Sherman County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Goodland, IN

The latitude of Goodland is 39.350N. The longitude is -101.709W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,681 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,589.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$31,356
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Goodland demographic reports
Goodland is near the Colorado border.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Northwest Kansas District Free Fair - July 28-Aug. 5, 2007
  • Flatlander Fall Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Goodland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: High Plains Museum
Colleges and universities: Northwest Kansas Area Vocational Technical School
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 Goodland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sherman 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 67735 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Goodland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goodland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goodland was $17,105, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

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

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Goodland festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Goodland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $646.


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Libraries in Goodland include Goodland Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Goodland include Goodland Star-News

TV stations in Goodland include KBSL.

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

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The average commute time for Goodland workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Goodland include Best Western, Comfort Inn, Howard Johnson Hotel.

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