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Kaw is a township in Jefferson County, in the Topeka metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Kaw. For links to other places called Kaw, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kaw is 39.102N. The longitude is -95.547W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 922 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,409.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kaw demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66429 ZIP code.
27% of Kaw residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kaw ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kaw was $22,116, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Kaw residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kaw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kaw political report.
The average commute time for Kaw workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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