Garden Plain, Kansas

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Garden Plain, Kansas
City
Location of Garden Plain, Kansas
Location of Garden Plain, Kansas
Detailed map of Garden Plain, Kansas
Detailed map of Garden Plain, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°39′38″N 97°40′55″W / 37.66056°N 97.68194°W / 37.66056; -97.68194Coordinates: 37°39′38″N 97°40′55″W / 37.66056°N 97.68194°W / 37.66056; -97.68194
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
Area[1]
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,453 ft (443 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 849
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 862
 • Density 1,415.0/sq mi (546.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67050
Area code(s) 316
FIPS code 20-25375[4]
GNIS feature ID 0473990[5]
Website GardenPlain.com

Garden Plain is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 773.[6]

History[edit]

Garden Plain had its start by the building of the Wichita and Western Railroad from Wichita to Kingman.[7] Garden Plain was incorporated in 1902.[8]

Geography[edit]

Garden Plain is located at 37°39′38″N 97°40′55″W / 37.66056°N 97.68194°W / 37.66056; -97.68194 (37.660451, -97.681811).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 731
2000 797 9.0%
2010 773 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 849 people, 308 households, and 221 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,415.0 inhabitants per square mile (546.3 /km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 533.3 per square mile (205.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 308 households of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.2% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the city was 34.5 years. 33.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 797 people, 286 households, and 201 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,474.8 people per square mile (569.9/km²). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 540.3 per square mile (208.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.37% White, 0.38% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 286 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $48,068, and the median income for a family was $56,375. Males had a median income of $40,750 versus $25,577 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,946. About 2.8% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation[edit]

U.S. Routes 54 / 400 is located a few blocks north of the city running east/west.

The K&O Railroad line connects to the city from the west. The line east of the city is abandoned.

Notable people[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. ^ Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1910). History of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas: Past and Present. Windmill Publications. p. 629. 
  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. 709. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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