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How many residents has Eudora had? That depends on the source and the boundaries of Eudora. Here are some reports:

1857: 111 in Eudora Township (1859 Kansas Territorial Census)

1858: 235 in Eudora Township (1859 Kansas Territorial Census)

1859: 274 in Eudora Township (1859 Kansas Territorial Census)

1860: 599 in Eudora Township (1859 Kansas Territorial Census) and 155 people in city of Eudora (Stefan Klinke thesis, 2003)

1865: 312 ( Kansas State Census)

1875: 1,774 (Records of 1875 Eudora Township)

1878: 700 (Polk Directory)

1878: 1,782 in township and city of Eudora (Kansas State Board of Agriculture First Biennial Report, Douglas County )

1880: 572 (Cutler’s History of Kansas )

1884: 800 (Polk Directory)

1894: 650 (Polk Directory)

1890: 1,377 in Eudora township; 725 in Eudora (township assessment)

1895:1,881 (Reed)

1895: 1,374 in Eudora township: 690 white males, 561 white females, 72 black males, 51 black females; in the city of Eudora were 259 white males, 307 white females, 53 black males, and 58 black females (township assessment)

1896: 1,421 in Eudora township; 669 in city of Eudora (township assessment by Trustee Armstrong)

1898: 1,489 in Eudora Township (township assessment)

1900: 800 (Polk Directory)

1900: 2,000 in Eudora Township (township assessment by Trustee Bischoff)

1902: 1,407 in Eudora Township; 713 in city of Eudora (township assessment by Trustee Krause)

1904: 800 (Polk Directory)

1905: 1,254 in Eudora Township; 651 in city of Eudora (township assessment)

1907: 1,177 in Eudora Township; 623 in city of Eudora (township assessment by Trustee Gabriel

1908: 700 (Polk Directory)

1910: 640 (U.S. Census Bureau)

1912: 640 (Polk Directory)

1916: 600 (Will Stadler, Eudora Weekly News editor)

1917: 640 (Will Stadler, Eudora Weekly News editor)

1920: 627 (Census)

1922: 650 (Will Stadler, Eudora Weekly News editor)

1925: 956 in Eudora Township ; 591 in city of Eudora (township assessment by Gus Gabriel)

1930: 599 (Census)

1936: 642 (50th anniversary Eudora newspaper issue)

1936: 938 in Eudora Township; 672 in city of Eudora; (country tax assessors)

1946: 701 (Along Your Way, Santa Fe Railroad, 1946)

1955: 1,375 (Kansas Geological Survey)

1966 population sign1966: 807 in township (township assessment) and 1,752, according to city population sign

1967: 794 in township (township assessment)

1968: 770 in Eudora Township; 2,074 in Eudora (Kansas census)

1968: 725 in township; 2,027 in city of Eudora (Douglas County assessment)

1969: 808 in township; 2,558 in city of Eudora (Douglas County census)

1976: 2,689 (Eudora Community Heritage)

1980: 1,752 (Eudora calendar) or 2,934 (U.S. census)

1990s population sign1990: 4,011 in Eudora Township; 3,006 in city (U.S. Census)

1996: 928 in Eudora Township: 3,818 in city of Eudora (League of Women Voters of Douglas County)

2000: 4,307 (U.S. Census Bureau)

2000: 6,000 (Eudora Chamber of Commerce)

2002: 4,829 (U.S. Census Bureau) Additional census information can be found at: http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=4622

2004: 5,119 (U.S. Census Bureau)

2006: 6,027 (U.S. Census Bureau)

2014-2015: 6,136 (male: 3, 039; female: 3,097) 5,726 white; 274 Hispanic; mixed race 174. (Suburaban Stats)

Copyright 2014. Cindy Higgins. Where the Wakarusa Meets the Kaw: A History of Eudora, Kansas. Eudora, KS: Author.