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Encyclopedia > Kosciusko County, Indiana

Kosciusko County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 74,057. The county seat is Warsaw6. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Warsaw from the air. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


The county is named after Polish general Tadeusz Kosciuszko, county seat after capital of Poland. Tadeusz Kościuszko. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ...

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Geography

Main article: Geography of Kosciusko County


Geographical features

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,436 km² (554 mi²). 1,392 km² (538 mi²) of it is land and 44 km² (17 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.04% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Adjacent counties

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 74,057 people, 27,283 households, and 19,998 families residing in the county. The population density is 53/km² (138/mi²). There are 32,188 housing units at an average density of 23/km² (60/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.58% White, 0.60% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.94% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. 5.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

Southern Kosciusko County is dotted with small lakes like Beaver Dam Lake (foreground) near Silver Lake.
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Southern Kosciusko County is dotted with small lakes like Beaver Dam Lake (foreground) near Silver Lake.

There are 27,283 households out of which 35.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.90% are married couples living together, 8.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 21.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.11. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2330 KB) Southern Kosciusko County, Indiana just west of Silver Lake, Indiana, with Beaver Dam Lake in the foreground, Yellow Creek Lake and Diamond Lake above, and Loon Lake and McClures Lake at right. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2330 KB) Southern Kosciusko County, Indiana just west of Silver Lake, Indiana, with Beaver Dam Lake in the foreground, Yellow Creek Lake and Diamond Lake above, and Loon Lake and McClures Lake at right. ... Silver Lake is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $43,939, and the median income for a family is $49,532. Males have a median income of $36,209 versus $23,516 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,806. 6.40% of the population and 4.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.10% of those under the age of 18 and 7.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Burket is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Claypool is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Etna Green is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Leesburg is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Mentone is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Milford is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... North Webster is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Pierceton is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Sidney is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Silver Lake is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Syracuse is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ... Warsaw from the air. ... Winona Lake is a town located in Kosciusko County, Indiana. ...

Education

School districts

  • Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation
  • Triton School Corporation
  • Wa-Nee Community Schools
  • Warsaw Community Schools
  • Wawasee Community School Corporation
  • Whitko Community School Corporation

External links

  • Kosciusko County
  • Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce
  • Kosciusko County Convention and Visitors Bureau
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Kosciusko County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (398 words)
Kosciusko County is a county located in the state of Indiana.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $43,939, and the median income for a family is $49,532.
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