Susank, Kansas

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Susank, Kansas
City
Location within Barton County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Location within Barton County (top) and Kansas (bottom)
Coordinates: 38°38′25″N 98°46′30″W / 38.64028°N 98.77500°W / 38.64028; -98.77500Coordinates: 38°38′25″N 98°46′30″W / 38.64028°N 98.77500°W / 38.64028; -98.77500
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,965 ft (599 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 34
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 34
 • Density 340/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67544
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-69525 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0475419 [5]

Susank is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 34.[6]

History[edit]

Susank was named for Ed Susank, a county official.[7]

A post office was opened in Susank in 1921, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1991.[8]

Geography[edit]

Susank is located at 38°38′25″N 98°46′30″W / 38.64028°N 98.77500°W / 38.64028; -98.77500 (38.640401, -98.774926).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 61
2000 57 −6.6%
2010 34 −40.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 34 people, 19 households, and 10 families residing in the city. The population density was 340.0 inhabitants per square mile (131.3 /km2). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 250.0 per square mile (96.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 19 households of which 5.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.4% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.00.

The median age in the city was 53.6 years. 2.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.7% were from 25 to 44; 61.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% 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 57 people, 24 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 601.2 people per square mile (244.5/km²). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 284.8 per square mile (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.25% White, and 1.75% from two or more races.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 14.0% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,375, and the median income for a family was $18,125. Males had a median income of $17,500 versus $4,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $7,469. There were 33.3% of families and 16.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 10.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Notable people[edit]

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