Copeland, Kansas

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Copeland, Kansas
City
Location of Copeland, Kansas
Location of Copeland, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°32′25″N 100°37′49″W / 37.54028°N 100.63028°W / 37.54028; -100.63028Coordinates: 37°32′25″N 100°37′49″W / 37.54028°N 100.63028°W / 37.54028; -100.63028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Gray
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,822 ft (860 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 310
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 305
 • Density 1,240.0/sq mi (478.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67837
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-15475[4]
GNIS feature ID 0471704[5]

Copeland is a city in Gray County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 310.[6]

History[edit]

Copeland was founded in 1912.[7] It was named for E. L. Copeland, an official of the Santa Fe Railroad.[8]

The first post office in Copeland was established in October 1912.[9]

Geography[edit]

Copeland is located at 37°32′25″N 100°37′49″W / 37.54028°N 100.63028°W / 37.54028; -100.63028 (37.540199, -100.630236)[10]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 290
2000 339 16.9%
2010 310 −8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 310 people, 112 households, and 87 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,240.0 inhabitants per square mile (478.8 /km2). There were 130 housing units at an average density of 520.0 per square mile (200.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 1.6% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.2% of the population.

There were 112 households of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.3% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.25.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 30.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.2% male and 45.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 339 people, 122 households, and 86 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,322.7 people per square mile (503.4/km²). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 518.9 per square mile (197.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.15% White, 2.06% Native American, 6.49% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.73% of the population.

There were 122 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 115.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $38,594. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,615. About 11.3% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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 September 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Gray County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Copeland, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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