Deerfield, Kansas

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Deerfield, Kansas
City
Location within Kearny County (left) and Kansas (right)
Location within Kearny County (left) and Kansas (right)
Coordinates: 37°58′55″N 101°8′5″W / 37.98194°N 101.13472°W / 37.98194; -101.13472Coordinates: 37°58′55″N 101°8′5″W / 37.98194°N 101.13472°W / 37.98194; -101.13472
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kearny
Area[1]
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,946 ft (898 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 700
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 700
 • Density 1,500/sq mi (570/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67838
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-17225 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0471602 [5]

Deerfield is a city in Kearny County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 700.[6]

History[edit]

The first settlement was made at Deerfield in 1885. Deerfield was incorporated as a city in 1907.[7]

Geography[edit]

Deerfield is located at 37°58′55″N 101°8′5″W / 37.98194°N 101.13472°W / 37.98194; -101.13472 (37.982081, -101.134848).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Deerfield has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 677
2000 884 30.6%
2010 700 −20.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 700 people, 235 households, and 180 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,489.4 inhabitants per square mile (575.1/km2). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 529.8 per square mile (204.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.0% White, 1.1% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 14.6% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 48.7% of the population.

There were 235 households of which 46.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.4% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.41.

The median age in the city was 32 years. 31.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 10% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As the 2000 census,[4] there were 884 people, 270 households and 221 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,843.3 per square mile (711.1/km²). There were 284 housing units at an average density of 592.2 per square mile (228.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 65.27% White, 0.34% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.45% Pacific Islander, 30.54% from other races, and 3.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.58% of the population.

There were 270 households of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.27 and the average family size was 3.66.

39.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 114.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median household income was $31,944 and the median family income was $36,111. Males had a median income of $23,182 compared with $18,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,802. About 11.8% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

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