Olmitz, Kansas

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Olmitz, Kansas
City
Location within Barton County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Location within Barton County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Coordinates: 38°30′59″N 98°56′15″W / 38.51639°N 98.93750°W / 38.51639; -98.93750Coordinates: 38°30′59″N 98°56′15″W / 38.51639°N 98.93750°W / 38.51639; -98.93750
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
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 2,014 ft (614 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 114
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 114
 • Density 670/sq mi (260/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67564
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-52750 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0475502 [5]

Olmitz is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 114.[6]

History[edit]

Olmitz was laid out in 1885.[7] It was named after the city of Olomouc (German: Olmütz), in the Czech Republic.[8] Olmitz was originally built up chiefly by Austrians.[7]

Geography[edit]

Olmitz is located at 38°30′59″N 98°56′15″W / 38.51639°N 98.93750°W / 38.51639; -98.93750 (38.516460, -98.937386).[9] 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 130
2000 138 6.2%
2010 114 −17.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 114 people, 54 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 670.6 inhabitants per square mile (258.9/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 411.8 per square mile (159.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 54 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.64.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 19.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 138 people, 62 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 828.6 people per square mile (313.4/km²). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 426.3 per square mile (161.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.38% White, and 3.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.

There were 62 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,429, and the median income for a family was $34,500. Males had a median income of $25,500 versus $13,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,998. There were 11.9% of families and 12.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 14.6% of under eighteens and 7.4% 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 21, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b Biographical History of Barton County, Kansas. Great Bend Tribune. 1912. p. 79. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Olmitz, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 4 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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