We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Rooks 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 Rooks County.
1. Library System PALCO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 311 Main, Palco, KS 67657
Phone Number: (785) 737-4286 Rooks 2,080 1,976
2. Central Library PALCO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 311 Main, P.O. Box 218, Palco, KS 67657
Phone Number: (913) 737-4286 Rooks N/A N/A
3. Library System PLAINVILLE MEMORIAL
200 SW 1st, Plainville, KS 67663
Phone Number: (785) 434-2786 Rooks 23,130 15,184
4. Central Library PLAINVILLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 200 S.W. 1st ST., Plainville, KS 67663
Phone Number: (913) 434-2786 Rooks N/A N/A
5. Library System STOCKTON
124 N. Cedar, Stockton, KS 67669
Phone Number: (785) 425-6372 Rooks 18,269 24,336
6. Central Library STOCKTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 124 N. Cedar, Stockton, KS 67669
Phone Number: (913) 425-6372 Rooks N/A N/A
Overview of Rooks County, Kansas
Rooks County (standard abbreviation: RO) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 5,685. Its county seat is Stockton.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,319 km² (895 mi²). 2,301 km² (888 mi²) of it is land and 18 km² (7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.
- Phillips County, Kansas (north)
- Smith County, Kansas (northeast)
- Osborne County, Kansas (east)
- Ellis County, Kansas (south)
- Trego County, Kansas (southwest)
- Graham County, Kansas (west)
As of the census of 2000, there are 5,685 people, 2,362 households, and 1,556 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (6/mi²). There are 2,758 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.13% White, 1.13% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 1.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,362 households out of which 29.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% are married couples living together, 7.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.10% are non-families. 31.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 21.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,457, and the median income for a family is $36,931. Males have a median income of $26,794 versus $18,389 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,588. 9.80% of the population and 7.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.70% of those under the age of 18 and 7.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
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