Hoyt, Kansas

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Hoyt, Kansas
City
Downtown Hoyt
Downtown Hoyt
Location of Hoyt, Kansas
Location of Hoyt, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°14′55″N 95°42′19″W / 39.24861°N 95.70528°W / 39.24861; -95.70528Coordinates: 39°14′55″N 95°42′19″W / 39.24861°N 95.70528°W / 39.24861; -95.70528
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,171 ft (357 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 669
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 662
 • Density 1,338.0/sq mi (516.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66440
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-33375[4]
GNIS feature ID 0478318[5]

Hoyt is a city in Jackson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 669.[6] It is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Hoyt was founded in 1886.[7] It was named for George Henry Hoyt, an abolitionist and attorney for John Brown.[8]

Geography[edit]

Hoyt is located at 39°14′55″N 95°42′19″W / 39.24861°N 95.70528°W / 39.24861; -95.70528 (39.248709, -95.705375)[9]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Hoyt has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 489
2000 571 16.8%
2010 669 17.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 669 people, 253 households, and 184 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,338.0 inhabitants per square mile (516.6 /km2). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 538.0 per square mile (207.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.5% White, 0.1% African American, 9.6% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.

There were 253 households of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 21.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 571 people, 206 households, and 156 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,336.5 people per square mile (512.7/km²). There were 219 housing units at an average density of 512.6 per square mile (196.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.05% White, 2.98% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 206 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,806, and the median income for a family was $46,806. Males had a median income of $35,188 versus $22,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,116. About 4.2% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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