Kansas, Alabama

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Kansas, Alabama
Location in Walker County and the state of Alabama
Location in Walker County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°54′11″N 87°33′24″W / 33.90306°N 87.55667°W / 33.90306; -87.55667
Country United States
State Alabama
County Walker
 • Total 1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 260
 • Density 260/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35573
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-39280
GNIS feature ID 0121084

Kansas is a town in Walker County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 260.


Kansas is located at 33°54′11″N 87°33′24″W / 33.90306°N 87.55667°W / 33.90306; -87.55667 (33.903168, -87.556716)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 260 people, 117 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density was 260.0 people per square mile (100.4/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 128.0 per square mile (49.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.23% White, 0.38% Asian, and 0.38% from two or more races.

There were 117 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,021, and the median income for a family was $24,167. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,416. About 16.3% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.6% of those sixty five or over. Kansas is known as the home of Cody Webb, founding partner of the Kansas Koon Killers Hunting Club.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 33°54′11″N 87°33′24″W / 33.903168°N 87.556716°W / 33.903168; -87.556716