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La Cygne is a city in Linn County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for the stream called Marais des Cygnes, French for "marsh of the swans"
The latitude of La Cygne is 38.35N. The longitude is -94.761W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,123.
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25% of La Cygne residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Cygne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Cygne was $15,880, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of La Cygne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Cygne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $649.
Libraries in La Cygne include Library District #2 of Linn County, La Cygne ... View libraries
Linn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Cygne political report.
The average commute time for La Cygne workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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