Fulton, Kansas

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Fulton, Kansas
City
Location within Bourbon County and Kansas
Location within Bourbon County and Kansas
KDOT map of Bourbon County (legend)
KDOT map of Bourbon County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°0′35″N 94°43′10″W / 38.00972°N 94.71944°W / 38.00972; -94.71944Coordinates: 38°0′35″N 94°43′10″W / 38.00972°N 94.71944°W / 38.00972; -94.71944
Country United States
State Kansas
County Bourbon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 163
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 160
 • Density 860/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66738
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-24925 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0478173 [5]

Fulton is a city in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 163.[6]

History[edit]

Fulton was originally known as Osaga, and under the latter name was founded in 1869.[7] It was renamed Fulton in 1878, after the city of Fulton, Illinois.[8][9]

A post office was first established under the name Osaga in 1869.[10]

Geography[edit]

Fulton is located at 38°0′35″N 94°43′10″W / 38.00972°N 94.71944°W / 38.00972; -94.71944 (38.009828, -94.719358),[11] along the Little Osage River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 263
1890 506 92.4%
1900 424 −16.2%
1910 416 −1.9%
1920 411 −1.2%
1930 393 −4.4%
1940 309 −21.4%
1950 243 −21.4%
1960 207 −14.8%
1970 213 2.9%
1980 194 −8.9%
1990 191 −1.5%
2000 184 −3.7%
2010 163 −11.4%
Est. 2015 160 [3] −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 163 people, 63 households, and 45 families residing in the city. The population density was 857.9 inhabitants per square mile (331.2/km2). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 442.1 per square mile (170.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.2% White, 0.6% African American, 3.7% Native American, 1.2% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.

There were 63 households of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 184 people, 71 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 975.4 people per square mile (373.9/km²). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 461.2 per square mile (176.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.57% White, 3.26% Native American, 0.54% Asian, and 1.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 71 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,094, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,070. About 14.6% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% of those sixty five or over.

Further reading[edit]

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. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. 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 April 10, 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. 702. 
  8. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 133. 
  9. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 148. 
  10. ^ "Many Towns Have Disappeared". The Fort Scott Tribune. Jul 16, 1976. pp. 2C. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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