Location within Rush County and Kansas
|• Total||0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)|
|• Land||0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,142 ft (653 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||185|
|• Density||200/sq mi (77/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|FIPS code||20-43700 |
|GNIS feature ID||0475480 |
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, McCracken has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
Part of the 1973 film Paper Moon was shot in the McCracken area.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 190 people, 96 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 200.0 inhabitants per square mile (77.2/km2). There were 130 housing units at an average density of 136.8 per square mile (52.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.7% White, 0.5% African American, 2.1% Native American, and 3.7% from two or more races.
There were 96 households of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.7% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.9% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.98 and the average family size was 2.76.
The median age in the city was 53 years. 19.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.4% were from 25 to 44; 31.6% were from 45 to 64; and 28.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 211 people, 106 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 220.8 people per square mile (84.9/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 145.5 per square mile (55.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.10% White, 0.47% Native American, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.
There were 106 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.3% were non-families. 44.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.74.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 28.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,750, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $25,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,957. About 12.3% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.9% of those sixty five or over.
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved September 16, 2011.
- "History of Rush County". Rush County Economic Development. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
- Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 278.
- "Profile for McCracken, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Climate Summary for McCracken, Kansas
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to McCracken, Kansas.|
- USD 395, local school district
- History of Cities in Rush County
- McCracken Info, Legends of Kansas
- A 'Chef' In A Small Kansas Town on YouTube, from Hatteberg's People on KAKE TV news
- Rush County Map, KDOT