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Pomona is a city in Franklin County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community name derives from French for "apple," for its apple orchards
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Pomona. For links to other places called Pomona, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pomona is 38.608N. The longitude is -95.451W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 952.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pomona demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin 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 66076 ZIP code.
19% of Pomona residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pomona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pomona was $12,939, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Pomona 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 Pomona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $652.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pomona political report.
The average commute time for Pomona workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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