Galatia, Kansas

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Galatia, Kansas
City
Location within Barton County and Kansas
Location within Barton County and Kansas
Coordinates: 38°38′29″N 98°57′32″W / 38.64139°N 98.95889°W / 38.64139; -98.95889Coordinates: 38°38′29″N 98°57′32″W / 38.64139°N 98.95889°W / 38.64139; -98.95889
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,998 ft (609 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 39
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 39
 • Density 100/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 20-25050 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0475404 [5]

Galatia is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 39.[6]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Galatia in 1889, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1966.[7] The city was named after Galatia, Illinois.[8]

Geography[edit]

Galatia is located at 38°38′29″N 98°57′32″W / 38.64139°N 98.95889°W / 38.64139; -98.95889 (38.641414, -98.958896).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 47
2000 61 29.8%
2010 39 −36.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 39 people, 20 households, and 12 families residing in the city. The population density was 102.6 inhabitants per square mile (39.6/km2). There were 29 housing units at an average density of 76.3 per square mile (29.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.7% of the population.

There were 20 households of which 10.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.58.

The median age in the city was 56.3 years. 12.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 7.8% were from 25 to 44; 43.6% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 64.1% male and 35.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 61 people, 27 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 164.4 people per square mile (63.7/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 86.3 per square mile (33.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.61% White and 16.39% Native American.

There were 27 households out of which 18.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 26.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 125.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,282. There were no families and 6.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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 21, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Galatia, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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