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Lecompton is a city in Douglas County, in the Lawrence metro area.

The community was named for Samuel Lecompte, first chief justice of the territory
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Lecompton. For links to other places called Lecompton, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lecompton is 39.044N. The longitude is -95.394W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 919 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 610.


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Median household income
Local
$38,281
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lecompton demographic reports
Lecompton is on the Kansas River
Local festivals include:
  • Territorial Days - June 22-23, 2007
  • Bald Eagle Rendezvous - Sept. 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lecompton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Constitution Hall

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26% of Lecompton residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lecompton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lecompton was $15,433, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Lecompton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $785.


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Douglas County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lecompton political report.

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The average commute time for Lecompton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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