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Holcomb is a city in Finney County, in the Garden City metro area.

The community was named for a local hog farmer

The latitude of Holcomb is 37.986N. The longitude is -100.988W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,884 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,936.


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Median household income
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$47,115
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Holcomb demographic reports
Holcomb received national attention for the 1959 murders of all four members of the Herb Clutter family, a crime recounted in Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood"
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· 1967 movie, "In Cold Blood"

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26% of Holcomb residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Holcomb ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Holcomb was $14,264, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Holcomb residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Holcomb, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $849.


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

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The average commute time for Holcomb workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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