Post office in Ford (2009)
Location within Ford County and Kansas
|• Total||0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)|
|• Land||0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,398 ft (731 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||221|
|• Density||510/sq mi (200/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|FIPS code||20-23725 |
|GNIS feature ID||0473897 |
The first post office in Ford was established in February, 1885.
As of the census of 2010, there were 216 people, 96 households, and 59 families residing in the city. The population density was 514.3 inhabitants per square mile (198.6/km2). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 285.7 per square mile (110.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.0% White, 0.5% African American, 3.7% Native American, 6.9% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.3% of the population.
There were 96 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 44.1 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 314 people, 111 households, and 87 families residing in the city. The population density was 748.3 people per square mile (288.7/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 288.4 per square mile (111.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.90% White, 0.32% Native American, 3.50% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.51% of the population.
There were 111 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 113.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,545, and the median income for a family was $36,346. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $11,944 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,037. About 8.7% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
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