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"Home of the World's Largest Ball of Twine"
Cawker City is a city in Mitchell County.
The community was named after E.H. Cawker, settler. Local tradition says that he and three friends played a game of poker, with the winner naming the town after himself
The latitude of Cawker City is 39.512N. The longitude is -98.433W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,496 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 504.
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33% of Cawker City residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cawker City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cawker City was $13,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Cawker City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Cawker City include Wisconsin Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cawker City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $124. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $496.
Libraries in Cawker City include Hesperian Library ... View libraries
Mitchell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cawker City political report.
The average commute time for Cawker City workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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