Kiowa, Kansas

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Kiowa, Kansas
City
Location of Kiowa, Kansas
Location of Kiowa, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°1′3″N 98°29′5″W / 37.01750°N 98.48472°W / 37.01750; -98.48472Coordinates: 37°1′3″N 98°29′5″W / 37.01750°N 98.48472°W / 37.01750; -98.48472
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barber
Area[1]
 • Total 1.07 sq mi (2.77 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.77 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,332 ft (406 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,026
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,023
 • Density 958.9/sq mi (370.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67070
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-37125[4]
GNIS feature ID 0470540[5]
Website City Website

Kiowa is a city in Barber County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,026.[6]

History[edit]

19th century[edit]

Kiowa was founded in 1872.[7] It was named for the Kiowa people.[8]

Kiowa was the city where anti-saloon advocate Carrie Nation in 1900 vandalized her first saloon.[9]

Geography[edit]

Kiowa is located at 37°1′3″N 98°29′5″W / 37.01750°N 98.48472°W / 37.01750; -98.48472 (37.017520, -98.484721)[10]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 1,160
2000 1,055 −9.1%
2010 1,026 −2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,026 people, 466 households, and 273 families residing in the city. The population density was 958.9 inhabitants per square mile (370.2 /km2). There were 578 housing units at an average density of 540.2 per square mile (208.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 0.2% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 466 households of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.4% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 46.9 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,055 people, 467 households, and 292 families residing in the city. The population density was 995.3 people per square mile (384.3/km²). There were 569 housing units at an average density of 536.8 per square mile (207.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.83% White, 0.28% African American, 1.23% Native American, 1.71% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.27% of the population.

There were 467 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,141, and the median income for a family was $41,806. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $21,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,670. About 9.7% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.1% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

Media[edit]

Kiowa is served by a weekly newspaper, The Kiowa News.[11]

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. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 144. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Kiowa, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Carry A. Nation (1846 – 1911)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Homepage". The Kiowa News. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 

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