Moscow, Kansas

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Moscow, Kansas
City
Moscow in June 2007
Moscow in June 2007
Location within Stevens County (left) and Kansas (right)
Location within Stevens County (left) and Kansas (right)
Coordinates: 37°19′26″N 101°12′23″W / 37.32389°N 101.20639°W / 37.32389; -101.20639Coordinates: 37°19′26″N 101°12′23″W / 37.32389°N 101.20639°W / 37.32389; -101.20639
Country United States
State Kansas
County Stevens
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,051 ft (930 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 310
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 314
 • Density 1,700/sq mi (660/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67952
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-48600 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0470580 [5]

Moscow /ˈmɒsk/ is a city in Stevens County, in southwest Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 310.[6]

History[edit]

The first post office in Moscow was established in April 1888.[7]

Geography[edit]

Moscow is located at 37°19′26″N 101°12′23″W / 37.323843°N 101.206506°W / 37.323843; -101.206506 (37.323843, -101.206506),[8] on U.S. Highway 56 in southwest Kansas. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 252
2000 247 −2.0%
2010 310 25.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 310 people, 105 households, and 85 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,722.2 inhabitants per square mile (664.9/km2). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 661.1 per square mile (255.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 73.2% White, 3.5% Native American, 21.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 38.7% of the population.

There were 105 households of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.0% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.31.

The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 31% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 19.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 247 people, 96 households, and 67 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,418.7 people per square mile (561.0/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 637.6 per square mile (252.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 76.52% White, 1.62% African American, 4.45% Native American, 14.98% from other races, and 2.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34.41% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,136, and the median income for a family was $33,393. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,463. About 7.9% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education[edit]

Moscow is part of Unified School District 209.[9]

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 August 31, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map

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