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Decatur County, KS Public Records

District Court
PO Box 89
Oberlin, KS 67749 www.kscourts.org/districts/Courth...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 785-475-8107
F: 785-475-8170
Couriers: 120 E Hall St
Courthouse
Oberlin, KS 67749
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Juvenile, Eviction, Family, Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, mental health, sealed or expunged records released
Norcatur Municipal Court (Contracted with Oberlin)
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic
No Municipal Court here. Court held at the Oberlin Court.
Oberlin Municipal Court
1 Morgan Dr
Oberlin, KS 67749 http://www.oberlin-kansas.com/
Hours: 8AM-12:30PM 1:30PM-5PM CST
P: 785-475-2217
F: 785-475-2925
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic

Decatur County, KS Vital Records

Contact the Decatur County Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Decatur County
County Register of Deeds
120 E Hall St
Oberlin, KS 67749
8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
Phone: 785-475-8105
Fax: 785-475-8150

Decatur County Vital Certificates

Decatur County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Decatur County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 893.55 sq mi
Population (2009): 2,855
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 97.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -617
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.24
Housing Units (2000): 1,821
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.0%
Migration Flow to Decatur County, KS from (2007-2008):

Decatur County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $45,238
  • Construction: $5,384
  • Retail Trade: $3,663
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $6,660
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $3,663
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $0
  • Farms: $6,814
  • Government: $8,712
Employed (2000): 1,597
Unemployed (2000): 17
Unemployment Rate (2009): 3.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $31,300
Local Government Employment (2007): 222
Local Government Revenue (2007): $10,350 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,817 (thou. dol.)

Decatur County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 28
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.4
Deaths (2007): 40
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Decatur County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 3
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 2
Property Crimes (2008): 18
  • Burglary: 9
  • Larceny-Theft: 9
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Decatur County Genealogy Records