Admire, Kansas

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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′29″N 96°6′7″W / 38.64139°N 96.10194°W / 38.64139; -96.10194Coordinates: 38°38′29″N 96°6′7″W / 38.64139°N 96.10194°W / 38.64139; -96.10194
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyLyon
Founded1886
Incorporated1916 [1]
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)
Elevation
1,237 ft (377 m)
Population
 • Total156
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
152
 • Density470.59/sq mi (181.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66830
Area code620
FIPS code20-00325 [5]
GNIS ID0477042 [6]
Websiteadmireks.com

Admire is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 156.[7]

History[edit]

Admire was founded in 1886.[8] It was named for one of its founders, Jacob Admire.[9]

The first post office in Admire was established in November 1886.[10]

Admire was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[11] By the mid 1990s, rail service in Admire had been discontinued, and the tracks are now being used as a rail trail.[12]

Geography[edit]

Admire is located at 38°38′29″N 96°6′7″W / 38.64139°N 96.10194°W / 38.64139; -96.10194 (38.641416, -96.101932).[13] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920205
193026328.3%
19402702.7%
1950184−31.9%
1960149−19.0%
1970144−3.4%
19801589.7%
1990147−7.0%
200017720.4%
2010156−11.9%
2019 (est.)152[4]−2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

Admire is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] 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[5] of 2000, there were 177 people, 67 households, and 47 families living in the city. The population density was 534.5 people per square mile (207.1/km2). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 220.4 per square mile (85.4/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.

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Admire". The League of Kansas Municipalities. May 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 27, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[dead link]
  8. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. pp. 228.
  9. ^ French, Laura M. (1929). History of Emporia and Lyon County, Kansas. Heritage Books. p. 140. ISBN 9780788403460.
  10. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 10 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "Kansas' Flint Hills Nature Trail". Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Retrieved 27 March 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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