Assaria, Kansas

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Assaria, Kansas
City
Motto: "If you lived in Assaria, you'd be home now"
Location of Assaria, Kansas
Location of Assaria, Kansas
Detailed map of Assaria, Kansas
Detailed map of Assaria, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°40′49″N 97°36′15″W / 38.68028°N 97.60417°W / 38.68028; -97.60417Coordinates: 38°40′49″N 97°36′15″W / 38.68028°N 97.60417°W / 38.68028; -97.60417
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,283 ft (391 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 413
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 415
 • Density 2,173.7/sq mi (839.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67416
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-02850[4]
GNIS feature ID 0476952[5]

Assaria is a city in Saline County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 413.[6] It is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.[7]

History[edit]

Assaria was laid out in 1879.[8] The first post office in Assaria was established in September 1879.[9]

Geography[edit]

Assaria is located at 38°40′49″N 97°36′15″W / 38.68028°N 97.60417°W / 38.68028; -97.60417 (38.680374, -97.604029)[10]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 303
1980 414 36.6%
1990 387 −6.5%
2000 438 13.2%
2010 413 −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 413 people, 159 households, and 122 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,173.7 inhabitants per square mile (839.3 /km2). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 900.0 per square mile (347.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.2% Native American, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 159 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.3% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 39.7 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 438 people, 153 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,220.0 people per square mile (845.6/km²). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 811.0 per square mile (308.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.43% White, 1.14% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 2.05% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.65% of the population.

There were 153 households out of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,792, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $34,063 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,381. None of the families and 1.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 2.2% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education[edit]

Assaria is part of Unified School District 306.[11][12][13]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ Nussle, Jim (2008-11-20). "Micropolitan Statistical Areas". List 1-9. Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. p. 97. Archived from the original on 1 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-02. 
  8. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc.. Standard Publishing Company. p. 108. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ USD 306
  12. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map
  13. ^ Saline County School District Map

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