Profile for Coffeyville, Kansas, KS
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Coffeyville is a city in Montgomery County.
The community was named after James A. Coffey, early settler.
The latitude of Coffeyville is 37.037N. The longitude is -95.616W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,472.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Coffeyville demographic reports
Coffeyville is on the Verdigris River, at the Oklahoma border.
When the Dalton gang tried to rob two local banks at the same time on Oct. 5, 1892, townspeople blocked their escape. Four citizens and four gang members died in the gunbattle.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 50. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Johnny Rutherford, race car driver
· Wendell Wilkie, presidential candidate
· Walter Johnson, baseball player
Local festivals include:
- Inter-State Fair & Rodeo - Aug. 11-18, 2007
- Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow - April 21, 2007
- Dalton Defender Days - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Coffeyville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Dalton Museum, Brown Mansion, Aviation Heritage Museum
Colleges and universities:
Coffeyville Community College, Southeast Kansas Area Vocational Technical School
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
16% of Coffeyville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coffeyville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coffeyville was $15,182, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Coffeyville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Coffeyville festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Dalton Defender Days - O
- Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow - A
- Inter-State Fair & Rodeo - A
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Coffeyville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $545.
Libraries in Coffeyville include Coffeyville Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Coffeyville include Coffeyville Journal
Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coffeyville political report.
The average commute time for Coffeyville workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coffeyville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Coffeyville include Apple Tree Inn, Best Western Bricktown Lodge, Super 8.
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