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There are 432 USDA backed residential loans in Barton county with an average loan balance of $65,096. Over 79% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 35 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $68,940. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,219 SqFt. Barton county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.
The size of Barton County is roughly 2,333 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Barton County is 7. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.
Start your search for USDA loan eligible properties in the cities of Barton County, KS
* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
*Albert • Beaver • Boyd • *Claflin • Dartmouth • Dubuque • Dundee • *Ellinwood • Farhman • *Galatia • *Great Bend • Heizer • Hitschmann • *Hoisington • Kanbrick • Millard • *Odin • *Olmitz • *Pawnee Rock • Redwing • South Hoisington • Stickney • *Susank
A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Barton County.
Barton County, located in the great state of Kansas, was officially established on February 26, 1867. Named after Clara Barton, a notable Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross, the county is situated in central Kansas and covers an area of approximately 900 square miles. The rich and fertile land attracted settlers during the Homestead Act of 1862, and towns such as Great Bend, Ellinwood, and Hoisington emerged as bustling hubs of activity by the end of the 1800s.
The development of the railroad in the late 19th century further spurred growth in Barton County. By connecting its communities to wider markets for agricultural products, the railroad industry played a pivotal role in the county's economic landscape. With its burgeoning agriculture and thriving livestock market, Barton County became a key contributor to Kansas' evolving economy.
One fun fact about Barton County is that it is home to the geographical center of Kansas, located 48.9 miles south-southwest of the county seat, Great Bend. This central point not only holds geographical importance but also emphasizes Barton County's position as the agricultural heartland within Kansas state.