Holyrood, Kansas

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Holyrood, Kansas
City
Location within County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Location within County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Coordinates: 38°35′15″N 98°24′43″W / 38.58750°N 98.41194°W / 38.58750; -98.41194Coordinates: 38°35′15″N 98°24′43″W / 38.58750°N 98.41194°W / 38.58750; -98.41194
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ellsworth
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Mayor Robert Koch[1]
 • City Clerk Neysa Brown[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,804 ft (550 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 447
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 446
 • Density 1,000/sq mi (400/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67450
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-32850 [5]
GNIS feature ID 0475543 [6]
Website City Website

Holyrood is a city in Ellsworth County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 447.[7]

History[edit]

Holyrood was founded in 1874.[8] It was incorporated as a city in 1904.[9] Holyrood may have been named for a place in Canada or Scotland.[10]

The first post office in Holyrood was established in June, 1874, but the name of the post office was spelled Hollyrood until July, 1882.[11]

Geography[edit]

Holyrood is located at 38°35′15″N 98°24′43″W / 38.58750°N 98.41194°W / 38.58750; -98.41194 (38.587543, -98.412050).[12] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), of which, 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 492
2000 464 −5.7%
2010 447 −3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 447 people, 202 households, and 128 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,064.3 inhabitants per square mile (410.9/km2). There were 259 housing units at an average density of 616.7 per square mile (238.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 202 households of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 49.4 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 23.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 464 people, 213 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,238.4 people per square mile (484.2/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 707.3 per square mile (276.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.49% White, 1.08% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.16% of the population.

There were 213 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $31,354, and the median income for a family was $37,417. Males had a median income of $30,125 versus $23,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,272. About 6.0% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

The Holyrood government consists of a mayor and five council members. The council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30PM.[1]

  • City Hall, 110 S Main.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Holyrood - Directory of Public Officials
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Ellsworth County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  9. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc.. Standard Publishing Company. p. 866. 
  10. ^ "Profile for Holyrood, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  12. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  13. ^ "James (Barr) Fugate Collection". Retrieved 22 May 2014. 

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