Delia, Kansas

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Delia, Kansas
City
Location within Jackson County and Kansas
Location within Jackson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Jackson County (legend)
KDOT map of Jackson County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°14′22″N 95°57′52″W / 39.23944°N 95.96444°W / 39.23944; -95.96444Coordinates: 39°14′22″N 95°57′52″W / 39.23944°N 95.96444°W / 39.23944; -95.96444
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 169
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 169
 • Density 1,500/sq mi (600/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66418
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-17525 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0478447 [5]

Delia is a city in Jackson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 169.[6]

History[edit]

Delia was laid out and platted in 1905.[7] Its founder, David Cunningham, named the town in honor of his mother, Mrs. Delia Cunningham.[8]

The first post office in Delia was established in January 1906.[9]

Geography[edit]

Delia is located at 39°14′22″N 95°57′52″W / 39.23944°N 95.96444°W / 39.23944; -95.96444 (39.239321, -95.964543).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 244
1930 269 10.2%
1940 222 −17.5%
1950 164 −26.1%
1960 163 −0.6%
1970 168 3.1%
1980 181 7.7%
1990 172 −5.0%
2000 179 4.1%
2010 169 −5.6%
Est. 2015 167 [11] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

Delia is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 169 people, 52 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,536.4 inhabitants per square mile (593.2/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 527.3 per square mile (203.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.8% White, 10.7% Native American, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 52 households of which 48.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.1% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.25 and the average family size was 3.68.

The median age in the city was 33.5 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 179 people, 53 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,571.0 people per square mile (628.3/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 509.0 per square mile (203.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.03% White, 12.85% Native American, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 53 households out of which 47.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.2% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.38 and the average family size was 3.72.

In the city, the population was spread out with 38.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 113.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $37,250. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $43,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,665. About 11.7% of families and 12.8% of the population and 11.7% of families were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under the age of 18 and 24.0% of those 65 and older.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. 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 March 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 207. 
  8. ^ "Delia History". Jackson County Journal. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 

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