Cedar, Kansas

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Cedar, Kansas
City
Location within Smith County and Kansas
Location within Smith County and Kansas
KDOT map of Smith County (legend)
KDOT map of Smith County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°39′24″N 98°56′25″W / 39.65667°N 98.94028°W / 39.65667; -98.94028Coordinates: 39°39′24″N 98°56′25″W / 39.65667°N 98.94028°W / 39.65667; -98.94028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Smith
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Mayor Francis Ludington[1]
 • City Clerk Sue Riley[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,631 ft (497 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 14
 • Estimate (2015)[4] 13
 • Density 78/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67628
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-11325 [5]
GNIS feature ID 0472061 [6]

Cedar is a city in Smith County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 14.[7]

History[edit]

Cedar was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[8]

The first post office in Cedar was established in 1871, but it was called Cedarville until 1906.[9]

Geography[edit]

Cedar is located at 39°39′24″N 98°56′25″W / 39.656711°N 98.940389°W / 39.656711; -98.940389 (39.656711, -98.940389).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 140
1930 148 5.7%
1940 144 −2.7%
1950 86 −40.3%
1960 73 −15.1%
1970 46 −37.0%
1980 53 15.2%
1990 25 −52.8%
2000 26 4.0%
2010 14 −46.2%
Est. 2015 13 [4] −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 14 people, 8 households, and 5 families residing in the city. The population density was 77.8 inhabitants per square mile (30.0/km2). There were 16 housing units at an average density of 88.9 per square mile (34.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 8 households of which 12.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, and 37.5% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 25% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.20.

The median age in the city was 71.3 years. 7.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 7.1% were from 25 to 44; 14.2% were from 45 to 64; and 71.4% 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[5] of 2000, there were 26 people, 10 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 147.2 people per square mile (55.8/km2). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 96.3 per square mile (36.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 10 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, and 10.0% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% 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 2.67.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 7.7% from 45 to 64, and 34.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 160.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $8,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,770. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Government[edit]

The Cedar government consists of a mayor and five council members. The council meets the 1st Monday of each month at 7PM.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cedar - Directory of Public Officials
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  4. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved April 25, 2011. 
  8. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 301. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 23 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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