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Tonganoxie is a city in Leavenworth County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The community was named after a Delaware chief
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Tonganoxie. For links to other places called Tonganoxie, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Tonganoxie is 39.109N. The longitude is -95.087W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 889 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,317.


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Median household income
Local
$44,278
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tonganoxie demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Leavenworth County Fair - Aug. 7-11, 2007
  • Tonganoxie Days - June 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tonganoxie web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tonganoxie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Leavenworth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66086 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Tonganoxie residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tonganoxie ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tonganoxie was $18,026, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Tonganoxie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Tonganoxie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $450.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.


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

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Newspapers in Tonganoxie include Tonganoxie Mirror

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

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The average commute time for Tonganoxie workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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