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Peabody is a city in Marion County.
The community was named for F.H. Peabody, railroad official.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Peabody. For links to other places called Peabody, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Peabody is 38.169N. The longitude is -97.106W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,378 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,354.
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29% of Peabody residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peabody ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peabody was $15,493, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Peabody residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Peabody include Peabody Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Peabody, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $568.
Libraries in Peabody include Peabody Township Library ... View libraries
Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peabody political report.
The average commute time for Peabody workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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