Pawnee County, Kansas

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Pawnee County (standard abbreviation: PN) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 7,233. The largest city and county seat is Larned.

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Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 1992, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 755 square miles (1,954 km²), of which, 754 square miles (1,953 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.05%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,233 people, 2,739 households, and 1,785 families residing in the county. The population density was 10 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,114 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.96% White, 5.00% Black or African American, 0.95% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 1.22% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. 4.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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