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Osawatomie is a city in Miami County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The community name combines syllables from the Osage River and the Pottawatomie Creek
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Osawatomie. For links to other places called Osawatomie, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Osawatomie is 38.497N. The longitude is -94.95W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,595.


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Median household income
Local
$29,104
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Osawatomie demographic reports
Osawatomie is on the Marais des Cygnes River
In retaliation for an attack on Lawrence, KS, abolitionist John Brown and his supporters killed five men in 1856. Their actions led to the Battle of Osawatomie, in which proslavery forces burned the settlement and killed one of Brown's sons
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 32. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.9 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Adair Cabin, John Brown Museum, Osawatomie History Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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27% of Osawatomie residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Osawatomie ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Osawatomie was $15,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Osawatomie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.


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Libraries in Osawatomie include Osawatomie Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Osawatomie workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Osawatomie include Enchanted Realm B&B.

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