Collyer, Kansas

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Collyer
City
Downtown Collyer (2014)
Downtown Collyer (2014)
Location within Trego County and Kansas
Location within Trego County and Kansas
KDOT map of Trego County (legend)
KDOT map of Trego County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°2′13″N 100°7′3″W / 39.03694°N 100.11750°W / 39.03694; -100.11750Coordinates: 39°2′13″N 100°7′3″W / 39.03694°N 100.11750°W / 39.03694; -100.11750
Country United States
State Kansas
County Trego
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,579 ft (793 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 109
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 107
 • Density 440/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67631
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-14900 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0471355 [5]

Collyer is a city in Trego County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 109.[6]

History[edit]

The first settlement was made at Collyer in 1879.[7] Collyer was named for Rev. Robert Collyer.[8]

Geography[edit]

Collyer is located at 39°2′13″N 100°7′3″W / 39.03694°N 100.11750°W / 39.03694; -100.11750 (39.036947, -100.117451).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Collyer has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 190
1930 243 27.9%
1940 268 10.3%
1950 282 5.2%
1960 233 −17.4%
1970 182 −21.9%
1980 151 −17.0%
1990 144 −4.6%
2000 133 −7.6%
2010 109 −18.0%
Est. 2015 107 [3] −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 109 people, 49 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 436.0 inhabitants per square mile (168.3/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 308.0 per square mile (118.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 49 households of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 47.8 years. 12.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.1% were from 45 to 64; and 22% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 133 people, 59 households, and 35 families residing in the city. The population density was 531.1 people per square mile (205.4/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 267.6 per square mile (103.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.74% White and 2.26% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 59 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 1.5% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 114.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $27,708 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,346. There were 25.8% of families and 19.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 9.3% of under eighteens and 30.0% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Collyer High School closed in 1966. The Collyer High School mascot was Collyer Wildcats.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 391. 
  8. ^ Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 30. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Collyer, Kansas
  11. ^ "1953 COLLYER HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK - Collyer, KS". Classmates. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 

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