Richmond, Kansas

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Richmond, Kansas
City
Location of Richmond, Kansas
Location of Richmond, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°24′9″N 95°15′11″W / 38.40250°N 95.25306°W / 38.40250; -95.25306Coordinates: 38°24′9″N 95°15′11″W / 38.40250°N 95.25306°W / 38.40250; -95.25306
Country United States
State Kansas
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,024 ft (312 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 464
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 463
 • Density 1,546.7/sq mi (597.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66080
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-59675[4]
GNIS feature ID 0484355[5]

Richmond is a city in Franklin County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 464.[6]

History[edit]

Richmond was founded in 1870.[7] It was named for John C. Richmond, a local farmer who donated forty acres of land to the railroad for a station location.[8]

The first post office in Richmond was established in April, 1870.[9]

Geography[edit]

Richmond is located at 38°24′9″N 95°15′11″W / 38.40250°N 95.25306°W / 38.40250; -95.25306 (38.402512, -95.252941).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 528
2000 510 −3.4%
2010 464 −9.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 464 people, 166 households, and 114 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,546.7 inhabitants per square mile (597.2/km2). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 630.0 per square mile (243.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 0.4% African American, 1.1% Native American, 1.5% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 166 households of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 42.8 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 23.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 510 people, 172 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,812.5 people per square mile (703.3/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 664.6 per square mile (257.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.88% White, 1.76% Native American, 0.20% Asian, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 80.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $39,531. Males had a median income of $28,500 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,730. About 5.5% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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 State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 192. 
  8. ^ Rydjord, John (1972). Kansas Place-Names. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. p. 453. ISBN 0-8061-0994-7. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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