Oregon Trail Sign in Westmoreland

The Pottawatomie County Seat, Westmoreland is located in central Pottawatomie County along Kansas Highway 99.

Westmoreland is home to not only the Pottawatomie County departments, but also the Rock Creek USD #323 district office.

Westmoreland is located on the historic Oregon Trail and is home to the 2nd largest hand-dug well in Kansas and the historic Scott Springs Oregon Trail Park.

Hoffman Pharmacy, an 8 Wonders of Kansas - Custom, is home to an old fashioned soda fountain and located in downtown Westmoreland.

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Westemoreland on map

Westmoreland Statistics

Population (2010) 778
Population Estimate (2017) 664
Median Age (2017) 41.4
Education Attainment (2017) 90.3% High School Graduate or Higher
Total Housing Units (2017) 301
Median Household Income (2017) $50,417
Mean Household Income (2017) $58,121
Civilians Employed 16 Years and Over (2017) 299
               Private and salary workers (2017) 222
               Government workers (2017) 67
               Self-employed (2017) 10
Poverty (2017) 7.9%
Foreign Born (2016) 5
Veterans (2017) 39

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

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Where Westmoreland's Workforce Live

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Source: 2015 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (June 2019)