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WaKeeney is a city in Trego County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for developers Albert Warren and James F. Keeney.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named WaKeeney. For links to other places called WaKeeney, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of WaKeeney is 39.025N. The longitude is -99.879W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,451 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,800.
Sections below provide additional information and links about WaKeeney demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Trego 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 67672 ZIP code.
48% of WaKeeney residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the WaKeeney ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in WaKeeney was $17,596, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of WaKeeney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in WaKeeney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $229. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.
Libraries in WaKeeney include Wakeeney City Library ... View libraries
Trego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our WaKeeney political report.
The average commute time for WaKeeney workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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