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Medicine Lodge is a city in Barber County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Medicine Lodge. For links to other places called Medicine Lodge, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Medicine Lodge is 37.281N. The longitude is -98.58W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,496 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,067.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,262
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Medicine Lodge demographic reports
Medicine Lodge is near the Gyp Hills
Site of 1867 peace treaty negotiated between the federal government and Plains tribes
Well-known residents have included:
· Carry Nation, temperance agitator
Local festivals include:
  • Junefest - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Medicine Lodge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Scenic roads: Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway
Historic sites and museums: Carrie Nation House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Medicine Lodge 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 67104 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Medicine Lodge residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Medicine Lodge ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Medicine Lodge was $16,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Medicine Lodge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Medicine Lodge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $561.


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Libraries in Medicine Lodge include Lincoln Library, Medicine Lodge ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Medicine Lodge include Medicine Lodge Gyp Hill Premiere

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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Medicine Lodge workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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