Menlo, Kansas

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Menlo, Kansas
City
Location within Thomas County and Kansas
Location within Thomas County and Kansas
Coordinates: 39°21′22″N 100°43′28″W / 39.35611°N 100.72444°W / 39.35611; -100.72444Coordinates: 39°21′22″N 100°43′28″W / 39.35611°N 100.72444°W / 39.35611; -100.72444
Country United States
State Kansas
County Thomas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Land 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,953 ft (900 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 61
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 62
 • Density 510/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67753
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-45750 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0471265 [5]

Menlo is a city in Thomas County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 61.[6]

History[edit]

Menlo was located on the Union Pacific Railroad.[7]

A post office was opened in Menlo in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1992.[8]

Geography[edit]

Menlo is located at 39°21′22″N 100°43′28″W / 39.35611°N 100.72444°W / 39.35611; -100.72444 (39.356117, -100.724339).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 50
2000 57 14.0%
2010 61 7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 61 people, 18 households, and 15 families residing in the city. The population density was 508.3 inhabitants per square mile (196.3/km2). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 183.3 per square mile (70.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 18 households of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.7% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.39 and the average family size was 3.80.

The median age in the city was 26.5 years. 36.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.8% were from 25 to 44; 18% were from 45 to 64; and 4.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 57 people, 22 households, and 11 families residing in the city. The population density was 495.2 people per square mile (183.4/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 199.8 per square mile (74.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.25% White, and 1.75% from two or more races.

There were 22 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, and 45.5% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.1% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $16,250, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,475. There were 25.0% of families and 17.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 268. 
  8. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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