Lecompton, Kansas

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Lecompton, Kansas

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Lecompton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 15% Lecompton Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Lecompton, Kansas

Comparing Lecompton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 2
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Lecompton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Shawnee
Metro Area Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 66050
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.04
Longitude -95.4

Lecompton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Lecompton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 608 100%
Male 293 48.2%
Female 315 51.8%
Under 18 192 31.6%
18+ 416 68.4%
65+ 66 10.9%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.06
White 569 93.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 4 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 3%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 14 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 2.3%

Estimated Lecompton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 589
Growth -19
Growth % -3.1%

Lecompton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 27.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 17.9%
Irish 9.7%
English 9.4%
Scottish 6.3%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Norwegian 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
French Canadian 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lecompton 608 $46,111
Lawrence 80,098 $51,545
McLouth 868 $44,063
Meriden 706 $45,278
Oskaloosa 1,165 $41,477
Ozawkie 552 $67,292
Perry 901 $46,641
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