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Esbon is a city in Jewell County.
One tradition says the community was named after Esbon Kellor, first child born in the settlement; another says it was named for Ezbon Kellogg, a New York native
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Esbon. For links to other places called Esbon, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Esbon is 39.822N. The longitude is -98.435W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,844 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 135.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Esbon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jewell 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 66941 ZIP code.
23% of Esbon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Esbon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Esbon was $17,438, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Esbon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Esbon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $136. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $420.
Jewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Esbon political report.
The average commute time for Esbon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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