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Oswego is a city in Labette County, in the Parsons metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Oswego, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Oswego. For links to other places called Oswego, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oswego is 37.167N. The longitude is -95.109W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,989.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oswego demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Labette 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 67356 ZIP code.
24% of Oswego residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oswego ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oswego was $12,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Oswego residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Oswego, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $591.
Libraries in Oswego include Oswego Public Library ... View libraries
Labette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oswego political report.
The average commute time for Oswego workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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