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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tonganoxie was $18,026, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Tonganoxie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tonganoxie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $450. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.
Libraries in Tonganoxie include Tonganoxie Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Tonganoxie include Tonganoxie Mirror
Leavenworth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tonganoxie political report.
The average commute time for Tonganoxie workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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