Kansas Kearny County Public Libraries

By | December 30, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Kearny 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 Kearny County.

Street Address: 101 E. Prairie, Lakin, KS 67860
Phone Number: (620) 355-6674 Kearny 74,650 30,264

101 E. Prairie, Lakin, KS 67860
Phone Number: (316) 355-6674 Kearny N/A N/A

Overview of Kearny County, Kansas

Kearny County (standard abbreviation: KE) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 4,531. Its county seat is Lakin, Kansas.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,257 km² (872 mi²). 2,256 km² (871 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.05% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Wichita County, Kansas (north)
  • Scott County, Kansas (northeast)
  • Finney County, Kansas (east)
  • Haskell County, Kansas (southeast)
  • Grant County, Kansas (south)
  • Stanton County, Kansas (southwest)
  • Hamilton County, Kansas (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 4,531 people, 1,542 households, and 1,199 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (5/mi²). There are 1,657 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.34% White, 0.55% Black or African American, 0.86% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 15.71% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 26.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,542 households out of which 43.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.10% are married couples living together, 8.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.20% are non-families. 20.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.91 and the average family size is 3.35.

In the county the population is spread out with 34.30% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 19.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 104.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $40,149, and the median income for a family is $43,703. Males have a median income of $30,117 versus $20,179 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,708. 11.70% of the population and 8.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.90% of those under the age of 18 and 4.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

  • Deerfield
  • Lakin

Map of Kearny County Kansas