Kansas Barton County Public Libraries

By | December 30, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Barton County, Kansas. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Kansas Barton County.

1. Library System ELLINWOOD SCHOOL COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 N. Schiller, Ellinwood, KS 67526
Phone Number: (620) 564-2306 Barton 23,335 27,560

2. Central Library ELLINWOOD SCHOOL-COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 N. Schiller, Ellinwood, KS 67526
Phone Number: (316) 564-2306 Barton N/A N/A

3. Central Library GREAT BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1409 Williams ST., Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone Number: (316) 792-2409 Barton N/A N/A

4. Library System GREAT BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1409 Williams, Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone Number: (620) 792-2409 Barton 230,991 371,800

5. Library System HOISINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 169 South Walnut, Hoisington, KS 67544
Phone Number: (620) 653-4128 Barton 22,070 12,740

6. Central Library HOISINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 169 S. Walnut, Hoisington, KS 67544
Phone Number: (316) 653-4128 Barton N/A N/A

7. Library System INDEPENDENT TOWNSHIP
108 Main, Claflin, KS 67525
Phone Number: (620) 587-3488 Barton 5,191 6,500

8. Central Library INDEPENDENT TOWNSHIP LIBRARY, CLAFLIN
108 Main, Claflin, KS 67525
Phone Number: (316) 587-3488 Barton N/A N/A

Overview of Barton County, Kansas

Barton County (standard abbreviation: BT) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 28,205. The largest city and county seat is Great Bend.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,332 km² (900 mi²). 2,315 km² (894 mi²) of it is land and 17 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.72% water. The geographic center of Kansas is located in Barton County.

Adjacent counties

  • Russell County, Kansas (north)
  • Ellsworth County, Kansas (northeast)
  • Rice County, Kansas (southeast)
  • Stafford County, Kansas (south)
  • Pawnee County, Kansas (southwest)
  • Rush County, Kansas (west)

See also: List of counties in Kansas

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 28,205 people, 11,393 households, and 7,530 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km² (32/mi²). There are 12,888 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.98% White, 1.15% Black or African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.51% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. 8.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 11,393 households out of which 31.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% are married couples living together, 7.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.90% are non-families. 30.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 25.10% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 93.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,176, and the median income for a family is $39,929. Males have a median income of $28,803 versus $20,428 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,695. 12.90% of the population and 9.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.00% of those under the age of 18 and 10.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Barton County, Kansas has the following cities and towns:

  • Albert
  • Claflin
  • Ellinwood
  • Galatia
  • Great Bend
  • Hoisington
  • Olmitz
  • Pawnee Rock
  • Susank

Map of Barton County Kansas