Long Island, Kansas

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Long Island, Kansas
City
Location of Long Island, Kansas
Location of Long Island, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°56′50″N 99°32′5″W / 39.94722°N 99.53472°W / 39.94722; -99.53472Coordinates: 39°56′50″N 99°32′5″W / 39.94722°N 99.53472°W / 39.94722; -99.53472
Country United States
State Kansas
County Phillips
Area[1]
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,070 ft (631 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 134
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 132
 • Density 304.5/sq mi (117.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67647
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-42600[4]
GNIS feature ID 0471754[5]

Long Island is a city in Phillips County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 134.[6]

History[edit]

The first post office was established at Long Island in May 1872.[7] Long Island was laid out in 1873.[8]

Geography[edit]

Long Island is located at 39°56′50″N 99°32′5″W / 39.94722°N 99.53472°W / 39.94722; -99.53472 (39.947283, -99.534673).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 170
2000 155 −8.8%
2010 134 −13.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 134 people, 60 households, and 38 families residing in the city. The population density was 304.5 inhabitants per square mile (117.6/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 175.0 per square mile (67.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White and 3.7% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.

There were 60 households of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.7% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 49.3 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.9% were from 25 to 44; 35.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.5% male and 45.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 155 people, 67 households, and 45 families residing in the city. The population density was 352.8 people per square mile (136.0/km²). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 166.1 per square mile (64.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.42% White and 2.58% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 67 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 109.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,250, and the median income for a family was $32,321. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,722. None of the families and 5.9% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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 September 18, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 261. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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