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Netawaka is a city in Jackson County, in the Topeka metro area.
The community name derives from Pottawatomi term translated as "grand view" or "high divide"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Netawaka. For links to other places called Netawaka, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Netawaka is 39.602N. The longitude is -95.718W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,152 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 169.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Netawaka demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson 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 66516 ZIP code.
40% of Netawaka residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Netawaka ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Netawaka was $13,705, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Netawaka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Netawaka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Netawaka political report.
The average commute time for Netawaka workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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