Rantoul, Kansas

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Rantoul, Kansas
City
Location of Rantoul, Kansas
Location of Rantoul, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°32′55″N 95°6′6″W / 38.54861°N 95.10167°W / 38.54861; -95.10167Coordinates: 38°32′55″N 95°6′6″W / 38.54861°N 95.10167°W / 38.54861; -95.10167
Country United States
State Kansas
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 184
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 184
 • Density 1,226.7/sq mi (473.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66079
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-58525[4]
GNIS feature ID 0479688[5]

Rantoul is a city in Franklin County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 184.[6]

History[edit]

The first post office in Rantoul was established in 1862.[7] It was named for Senator Robert Rantoul, Jr., of Massachusetts.[8]

Geography[edit]

Rantoul is located at 38°32′55″N 95°6′6″W / 38.54861°N 95.10167°W / 38.54861; -95.10167 (38.548508, -95.101778)[9]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 200
2000 241 20.5%
2010 184 −23.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 184 people, 74 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,226.7 inhabitants per square mile (473.6 /km2). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 546.7 per square mile (211.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.5% African American, and 2.7% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 74 households of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.4% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 40.9 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 241 people, 84 households, and 66 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,631.7 people per square mile (620.3/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 616.1 per square mile (234.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.76% White, 0.41% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.07% of the population.

There were 84 households out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,667, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $32,321 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,594. None of the families and 1.2% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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 4, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Rantoul, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 10 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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