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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,945
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our WaKeeney demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Th' Gatherin' - May 5-6, 2007
  • Prairie Fest - Sept. 22-23, 2007
  • Trego County Fair - July 20-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check WaKeeney web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cedar Bluff State Park
Historic sites and museums: Trego County Museum, Trego County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

Education

17% of WaKeeney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in WaKeeney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $229.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.


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Libraries in WaKeeney include Wakeeney City Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for WaKeeney workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in WaKeeney include Best Western Wakeeney Inn, Econo Lodge Wakeeney, Super 8.

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