Everest, Kansas

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Everest, Kansas
City
Location within Brown County and Kansas
Location within Brown County and Kansas
KDOT map of Brown County (legend)
KDOT map of Brown County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°40′36″N 95°25′31″W / 39.67667°N 95.42528°W / 39.67667; -95.42528Coordinates: 39°40′36″N 95°25′31″W / 39.67667°N 95.42528°W / 39.67667; -95.42528
Country United States
State Kansas
County Brown
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 284
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 282
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66424
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-22025 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0473256 [5]

Everest is a city in Brown County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 284.[6]

History[edit]

Everest had its start about 1882 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[7][8] It was named in honor of Colonel Aaron S. Everest, an attorney for the Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad who represented Atchison County in the Kansas Senate.[9]

Geography[edit]

Everest is located at 39°40′36″N 95°25′31″W / 39.67667°N 95.42528°W / 39.67667; -95.42528 (39.676743, -95.425269).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 478
1900 502 5.0%
1910 436 −13.1%
1920 403 −7.6%
1930 386 −4.2%
1940 375 −2.8%
1950 363 −3.2%
1960 348 −4.1%
1970 304 −12.6%
1980 331 8.9%
1990 310 −6.3%
2000 314 1.3%
2010 284 −9.6%
Est. 2015 280 [11] −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 284 people, 126 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,092.3 inhabitants per square mile (421.7/km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 596.2 per square mile (230.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White, 1.1% African American, 2.1% Native American, 4.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population.

There were 126 households of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.3% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% 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 2.84.

The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 314 people, 135 households, and 90 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,226.4 people per square mile (466.3/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 609.3 per square mile (231.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.76% White, 2.87% African American, 4.78% Native American, 0.32% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.23% of the population.

There were 135 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $24,500 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,056. About 8.3% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.8% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Everest is a part of USD 430 South Brown County. The district high school is Horton High School. The Horton High School mascot is Horton Chargers.[12]

Everest High School was closed through school unification. The Everest High School mascot was Everest Vikings.[13]

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 April 9, 2012. 
  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. 601. 
  8. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 149. 
  9. ^ Rydjord, John (1972). Kansas Place-Names. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. p. 455. ISBN 0-8061-0994-7. 
  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. 
  12. ^ "USD 430". USD 430. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Everest 20 Robinson 0", The Atchison Daily Glode, 8 October 1961, p.4.

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