Admire, Kansas

Coordinates: 38°38′28″N 96°06′07″W / 38.64111°N 96.10194°W / 38.64111; -96.10194
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Admire, Kansas
Aerial view of Admire (2013)
Aerial view of Admire (2013)
Location within Lyon County and Kansas
Location within Lyon County and Kansas
KDOT map of Lyon County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°38′28″N 96°06′07″W / 38.64111°N 96.10194°W / 38.64111; -96.10194[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyLyon
Founded1886
Incorporated1916 [2]
Named forJacob Admire
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
Area
 • Total0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Land0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation1,234 ft (376 m)
Population
 • Total130
 • Density410/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66830
Area code620
FIPS code20-00325
GNIS ID2393883[1]
Websiteadmireks.com

Admire is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 130.[4]

History[edit]

Admire was founded in 1886.[5] It was named for one of its founders, Jacob Admire.[6]

The first post office in Admire was established in November 1886.[7]

Admire was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[8] By the mid 1990s, rail service in Admire had been discontinued, and the tracks are now being used as a rail trail.[9]

Admire's current acting mayor is Robert Reust. The former mayor, prior to January 2022, was Michael Spade, a local farmer.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
1920205
193026328.3%
19402702.7%
1950184−31.9%
1960149−19.0%
1970144−3.4%
19801589.7%
1990147−7.0%
200017720.4%
2010156−11.9%
2020130−16.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

Admire is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.

2020 census[edit]

The 2020 United States census counted 130 people, 48 households, and 38 families in Admire.[11][12] The population density was 402.5 per square mile (155.4/km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 182.7 per square mile (70.5/km2).[12][13] The racial makeup was 95.38% (124) white or European American (85.38% non-Hispanic white), 0.0% (0) black or African-American, 3.08% (4) Native American or Alaska Native, 0.0% (0) Asian, 0.0% (0) Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.77% (1) from other races, and 0.77% (1) from two or more races.[14] Hispanic or Latino of any race was 10.77% (14) of the population.[15]

Of the 48 households, 37.5% had children under the age of 18; 62.5% were married couples living together; 10.4% had a female householder with no spouse or partner present. 14.6% of households consisted of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.[12] The average household size was 2.3 and the average family size was 2.7.[16] The percent of those with a bachelor’s degree or higher was estimated to be 10.8% of the population.[17]

23.1% of the population was under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males.[12] For every 100 females ages 18 and older, there were 122.2 males.[12]

The 2016-2020 5-year American Community Survey estimates show that the median household income was $45,529 (with a margin of error of +/- $2,699) and the median family income was $46,200 (+/- $8,733).[18] Males had a median income of $31,202 (+/- $1,315) versus $15,600 (+/- $3,906) for females.[19] Approximately, 6.9% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.6% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those ages 65 or over.[20][21]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[22] of 2010, there were 156 people, 60 households, and 43 families living in the city. The population density was 472.7 inhabitants per square mile (182.5/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 212.1 per square mile (81.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.6% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.1% of the population.

There were 60 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[23] of 2000, there were 177 people, 67 households, and 47 families living in the city. The population density was 534.5 inhabitants per square mile (206.4/km2). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 220.4 per square mile (85.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.48% White, 0.56% Native American, 0.56% from other races, and 3.39% from two or more races. 1.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 67 households, out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.2% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,250, and the median income for a family was $47,250. Males had a median income of $26,406 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,666. About 3.9% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The community is served by North Lyon County USD 251 public school district. Currently, there is no elementary school in Admire; the old elementary school building has been converted into Admire Community Center, and local children attend school in Allen.

Transportation[edit]

U.S. Route 56 is located approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) north of Admire. The closest Kansas Turnpike exit is located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of Admire along U.S. Route 56.

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Admire, Kansas
  2. ^ a b "City of Admire". The League of Kansas Municipalities. May 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Profile of Admire, Kansas in 2020". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 3, 2022. Retrieved May 3, 2022.
  5. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. pp. 228.
  6. ^ French, Laura M. (1929). History of Emporia and Lyon County, Kansas. Heritage Books. p. 140. ISBN 9780788403460.
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
  8. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. pp. 26.
  9. ^ "Kansas' Flint Hills Nature Trail". Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 25, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  11. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table P16: HOUSEHOLD TYPE". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  12. ^ a b c d e "US Census Bureau, Table DP1: PROFILE OF GENERAL POPULATION AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  13. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Gazetteer Files". Census.gov. Retrieved December 30, 2023.
  14. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table P1: RACE". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  15. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table P2: HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  16. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table S1101: HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  17. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table S1501: EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  18. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table S1903: MEDIAN INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS (IN 2020 INFLATION-ADJUSTED DOLLARS)". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  19. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table S2001: EARNINGS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS (IN 2020 INFLATION-ADJUSTED DOLLARS)". data.census.gov. Retrieved January 2, 2024.
  20. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table S1701: POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  21. ^ "US Census Bureau, Table S1702: POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS OF FAMILIES". data.census.gov. Retrieved December 31, 2023.
  22. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  23. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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