Corning, Kansas

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Corning, Kansas
City
Location within Nemaha County and Kansas
Location within Nemaha County and Kansas
KDOT map of Nemaha County (legend)
KDOT map of Nemaha County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°39′23″N 96°1′49″W / 39.65639°N 96.03028°W / 39.65639; -96.03028Coordinates: 39°39′23″N 96°1′49″W / 39.65639°N 96.03028°W / 39.65639; -96.03028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Nemaha
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,342 ft (409 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 157
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 156
 • Density 580/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66417
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-15725 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0473218 [5]

Corning is a city in Nemaha County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 157.[6]

History[edit]

Corning (1916)

Corning was founded in 1857 a mile and a half distant from the present town. In 1867, Corning was moved to the site it now occupies.[7] It was named for Erastus Corning, of New York.[8]

Geography[edit]

Corning is located at 39°39′23″N 96°1′49″W / 39.65639°N 96.03028°W / 39.65639; -96.03028 (39.656418, -96.030344).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 63
1890 291 361.9%
1900 425 46.0%
1910 411 −3.3%
1920 419 1.9%
1930 340 −18.9%
1940 352 3.5%
1950 254 −27.8%
1960 240 −5.5%
1970 162 −32.5%
1980 158 −2.5%
1990 142 −10.1%
2000 170 19.7%
2010 157 −7.6%
Est. 2015 157 [10] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 157 people, 57 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 581.5 inhabitants per square mile (224.5/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 248.1 per square mile (95.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 2.5% Native American, 1.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 57 households of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.8% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.43.

The median age in the city was 32.8 years. 33.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 170 people, 64 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 614.4 people per square mile (234.4/km²). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 253.0 per square mile (96.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.47% White, 1.76% Native American, 1.18% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 64 households out of which 46.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the city, the population was spread out with 35.9% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,250, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,135. About 6.8% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.4% of those sixty five or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  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 July 2, 2011. 
  7. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 249. 
  8. ^ Tennal, Ralph (1916). History of Nemaha County, Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 49. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 

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