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Kiowa is a city in Barber County.

The community was named for Indian tribe
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Kiowa. For links to other places called Kiowa, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Kiowa is 37.017N. The longitude is -98.485W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,332 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 989.


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Median household income
Local
$31,141
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kiowa demographic reports
Kiowa is between the Medicine River and the Oklahoma border
One of five official starting points for the Cherokee Strip land rush of 1893

Carrie Nation began her campaign for temperance here

Local festivals include:
  • Pioneer Days - April 14-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kiowa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Kiowa Historical Society
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kiowa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barber 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 67070 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Kiowa residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kiowa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kiowa was $16,670, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Kiowa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $235.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $596.


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

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Newspapers in Kiowa include Kiowa News

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

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The average commute time for Kiowa workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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