Mayetta, Kansas

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Mayetta, Kansas
City
Downtown Mayetta
Downtown Mayetta
Location of Mayetta, Kansas
Location of Mayetta, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°20′20″N 95°43′19″W / 39.33889°N 95.72194°W / 39.33889; -95.72194Coordinates: 39°20′20″N 95°43′19″W / 39.33889°N 95.72194°W / 39.33889; -95.72194
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,191 ft (363 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 341
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 340
 • Density 2,005.9/sq mi (774.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66509
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-45250[4]
GNIS feature ID 0478308[5]

Mayetta is a city in Jackson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 341.[6] It is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Mayetta was laid out and platted in 1886.[7] It was named for Mary Henrietta Lunger, the young daughter of the town's founder who had died some time before.[8][9]

The first post office in Mayetta was established in February 1886.[10]

Geography[edit]

Mayetta is located at 39°20′20″N 95°43′19″W / 39.33889°N 95.72194°W / 39.33889; -95.72194 (39.338776, -95.721943).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 267
2000 312 16.9%
2010 341 9.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 341 people, 125 households, and 85 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,005.9 inhabitants per square mile (774.5/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 770.6 per square mile (297.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.1% White, 1.5% African American, 11.1% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 5.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 125 households of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 312 people, 111 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,888.7 people per square mile (708.6/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 732.5 per square mile (274.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.77% White, 14.10% Native American, 0.32% from other races, and 4.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 111 households out of which 46.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,542, and the median income for a family was $43,500. Males had a median income of $25,313 versus $21,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,800. About 2.4% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Bill James, baseball writer and expert grew up in Mayetta

See also[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 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ Barr, Elizabeth N. (1907). Business directory and history of Jackson County. p. 70. 
  8. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 207. 
  9. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 249. 
  10. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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