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Ottawa is a township in Franklin County, in the Kansas City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Ottawa. For links to other places called Ottawa, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ottawa is 38.641N. The longitude is -95.283W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 868.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ottawa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin 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 66076 ZIP code.
20% of Ottawa residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ottawa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ottawa was $16,900, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Ottawa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ottawa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $472. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $942.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ottawa political report.
The average commute time for Ottawa workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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