Lorraine, Kansas

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Lorraine, Kansas
City
Location within County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Location within County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Coordinates: 38°34′11″N 98°19′3″W / 38.56972°N 98.31750°W / 38.56972; -98.31750Coordinates: 38°34′11″N 98°19′3″W / 38.56972°N 98.31750°W / 38.56972; -98.31750
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ellsworth
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Mayor Trent Miller[1]
 • City Clerk Michael Boyer[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,788 ft (545 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 138
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 139
 • Density 550/sq mi (210/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67459
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-42800 [5]
GNIS feature ID 0475549 [6]

Lorraine is a city in Ellsworth County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 138.[7]

History[edit]

Lorraine was founded in 1888.[8]

The first post office in Lorraine was established in February, 1888.[9]

Geography[edit]

Lorraine is located at 38°34′11″N 98°19′3″W / 38.56972°N 98.31750°W / 38.56972; -98.31750 (38.569623, -98.317467).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 147
2000 136 −7.5%
2010 138 1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 138 people, 47 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 552.0 inhabitants per square mile (213.1/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 260.0 per square mile (100.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.5% White, 0.7% Native American, 1.4% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.6% of the population.

There were 47 households of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 14.9% were non-families. 8.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 136 people, 50 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 574.8 people per square mile (218.8/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 279.0 per square mile (106.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.59% White, 3.68% African American, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.68% of the population.

There were 50 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,167, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,576. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Government[edit]

The Lorraine government consists of a mayor and five council members. The council meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7PM.[1]

  • City Hall, 239 Main St.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lorraine - Directory of Public Officials
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Ellsworth County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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