Location of Republic, Kansas
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,499 ft (457 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||114|
|• Density||446.2/sq mi (172.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0472586|
Republic was founded in 1871. It was named from Republic County.
As of the census of 2010, there were 116 people, 61 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 446.2 inhabitants per square mile (172.3/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 365.4 per square mile (141.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.7% White, 3.4% Native American, and 0.9% from two or more races.
There were 61 households of which 14.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.47.
The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 14.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.4% were from 25 to 44; 43.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 161 people, 84 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 616.0 people per square mile (239.1/km²). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 413.2 per square mile (160.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.38% White and 0.62% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population.
There were 84 households out of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 2.50.
In the city the population was spread out with 18.0% under the age of 18, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,679, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,399. About 8.7% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
Points of interest
The Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site is an archaeological site and museum, located near Republic. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places under the name Pawnee Indian Village Site. To archaeologists, the site is known as 14RP1.
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- Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 271.
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- "Pawnee Indian Museum". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-12-14.
- "National and State Registers of Historic Places—County: Republic." Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-12-14.
- Asher, Brendon Patrick (2009). "Kitkehahki Chipped Stone Technologies: A Comparative Study". M.A. thesis, University of Kansas, Anthropology. Downloadable PDF available via link from abstract. Retrieved 2010-11-24.
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