Atchison Information

Atchison Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Atchison, KS

General Atchison Information

State: Kansas

County: Atchison County

Close cities: Atchison, KS, Cummings, KS, Lancaster, KS, Potter, KS

Atchison Population (census data)
Total 10,078 (-1.4% since 2000)
Male 4,715 (46.8%)
Female 5,363 (53.2%)

Population Density: 1,476 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.3 (US Avg is 100)

Atchison Elevation: 950 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1855

Land Area: 6.83 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,334

Zip Codes: 66002.

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Atchison Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (27.5%)
  • Irish (15.6%)
  • United States (9.1%)
  • English (8.8%)
  • Dutch (3.1%)
  • Italian (2.6%)

Local Atchison Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Kansas State University, University of Kansas

Atchison School Information

High Schools
Atchison High School (1500 W Riley Street, Atchison, KS, 66002 - Atchison Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Atchison Middle School (301 N 5th, Atchison, KS, 66002 - Atchison Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Atchison Elementary School (825 N 17th Street, Atchison, KS, 66002 - Atchison Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Bert Nash Intermediate (1900 North 2nd, Atchison, KS, 66002 - Bert Nash Intermediate District)

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