Lake Quivira, Kansas

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Lake Quivira, Kansas
City
Location of Lake Quivira, Kansas
Location of Lake Quivira, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°2′33″N 94°46′11″W / 39.04250°N 94.76972°W / 39.04250; -94.76972Coordinates: 39°2′33″N 94°46′11″W / 39.04250°N 94.76972°W / 39.04250; -94.76972
Country United States
State Kansas
Counties Johnson, Wyandotte
Area[1]
 • Total 1.56 sq mi (4.04 km2)
 • Land 1.41 sq mi (3.65 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 906
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 933
 • Density 580/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66217
Area code(s) 913
FIPS code 20-37975 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0484917 [5]
Website lakequivira.org

Lake Quivira /ˈlk kwɨˈvɪərə/ is a city in Johnson and Wyandotte counties in the State of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 906.[6]

History[edit]

Lake Quivira had its start in the 1920s when the developer Charles E. Gault and others set out to construct a subdivision on an artificial lake.[7]

Geography[edit]

Lake Quivira is located at 39°2′33″N 94°46′11″W / 39.04250°N 94.76972°W / 39.04250; -94.76972 (39.042371, -94.769810).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.56 square miles (4.04 km2), of which, 1.41 square miles (3.65 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 1,087
1990 983 −9.6%
2000 932 −5.2%
2010 906 −2.8%
Est. 2013 933 3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 906 people, 365 households, and 304 families residing in the city. The population density was 642.6 inhabitants per square mile (248.1 /km2). There were 395 housing units at an average density of 280.1 per square mile (108.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.6% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 365 households of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.5% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 0.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.7% were non-families. 13.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the city was 52.9 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 11.8% were from 25 to 44; 37.7% were from 45 to 64; and 26.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 932 people, 381 households, and 326 families residing in the city. The population density was 715.3 people per square mile (276.8/km²). There were 388 housing units at an average density of 297.8 per square mile (115.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.10% White, 0.86% African American, 0.54% Asian, and 1.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population. 26.3% were of English, 24.2% German, 9.7% Irish and 8.3% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 381 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.4% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.4% were non-families. 11.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city the population not was spread out with 19.1% under the age of 18, 1.8% from 18 to 24, 17.0% from 25 to 44, 42.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $111,670, and the median income for a family was $119,186. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $45,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $60,567. About 0.9% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

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. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-09-02. 
  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 August 15, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Lake Quivira, Kansas". JoCoHistory. Johnson County Museum. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 2, 2014. 

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