Mission Woods, Kansas

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Mission Woods, Kansas
City
Location of Mission Woods, Kansas
Location of Mission Woods, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°1′59″N 94°36′47″W / 39.03306°N 94.61306°W / 39.03306; -94.61306Coordinates: 39°1′59″N 94°36′47″W / 39.03306°N 94.61306°W / 39.03306; -94.61306
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 906 ft (276 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 178
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 181
 • Density 1,780.0/sq mi (687.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66205
Area code(s) 913
FIPS code 20-47425[4]
GNIS feature ID 0479023[5]
Website City Website

Mission Woods is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 178.[6]

History[edit]

Mission Woods had its start in the 1930s when a developer laid out the subdivision and started building.[7] It was named from a Native American mission established at the site in the 19th century, and from the scenic wooded setting.[8]

Geography[edit]

Mission Woods is located at 39°1′59″N 94°36′47″W / 39.03306°N 94.61306°W / 39.03306; -94.61306 (39.033188, -94.613003)[9]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 182
2000 165 −9.3%
2010 178 7.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 178 people, 77 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,780.0 inhabitants per square mile (687.3 /km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 800.0 per square mile (308.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.6% African American, and 1.7% Asian.

There were 77 households of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% 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 2.79.

The median age in the city was 54.5 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 165 people, 77 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,519.6 people per square mile (579.2/km²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 718.3 per square mile (273.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.97% White, 1.82% African American, 1.21% from other races.

There were 77 households out of which 16.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 1.8% from 18 to 24, 10.3% from 25 to 44, 42.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $106,885, and the median income for a family was $181,456. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $60,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $68,713. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

Government[edit]

The Mission Woods government consists of a mayor and five council members. The council meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7PM.[10]

Libraries[edit]

The Johnson County Library serves residents of Mission Woods.

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 April 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ "History". City of Mission Woods, Kansas. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Mission Hills & Mission Woods, Kansas". JoCoHistory. Johnson County Museum. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ Mission Woods - Directory of Public Officials

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