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Rice County, KS
The county was named for Grig. Gen. Samuel A. Rice, killed in the Civil War

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Rice County is one of 105 counties in Kansas. The estimated population in 2004 was 10,497. This was a decrease of  -2.45% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$35,671
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rice County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Rice County was $20,131. This was an increase of 6.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 65% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Lyons

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31% of Rice County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rice County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Rice County include Alden Valley Cemetery, Bean Cemetery, Bushton Cemetery, Click Cemetery, Forest Grove Cemetery, Geneseo Cemetery, Hayes Cemetery, Hilltop Cemetery, Immanuel Cemetery, Kansas Center Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Rice County include Alden, Atlanta, Bell, Bushton, Center, Chase, East Washington, Eureka, Farmer, Frederick ... View communities

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Colleges in Rice County include Sterling College ... View colleges

School districts in Rice County include Chase-Raymond, Little River, Lyons, Sterling ... View school districts

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Libraries in Rice County include Farmer Township Community Library, Geneseo Public Library, Little River Community Library, Lyons Public Library, Sterling Free Public Library ... View libraries

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

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