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Lane is a city in Franklin County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The community was named for James Henry Lane, army officer and political leader
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Lane. For links to other places called Lane, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lane is 38.439N. The longitude is -95.081W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 889 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 258.


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Median household income
Local
$41,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lane demographic reports
Developed as a crossing point on Pottawatomie Creek
Local festivals include:
  • Lane Agricultural Fair - Aug. 2-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lane web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lane demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin 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 66042 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Lane residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lane ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lane was $19,144, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Lane residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lane, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $644.


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

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The average commute time for Lane workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other KS communities named Lane:
  �Greenwood County township
  �Smith County township

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