Hartford, Kansas

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Hartford, Kansas
City
Location within Lyon County and Kansas
Location within Lyon County and Kansas
KDOT map of Lyon County (legend)
KDOT map of Lyon County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°18′28″N 95°57′23″W / 38.30778°N 95.95639°W / 38.30778; -95.95639Coordinates: 38°18′28″N 95°57′23″W / 38.30778°N 95.95639°W / 38.30778; -95.95639
Country United States
State Kansas
County Lyon
Government
 • Type Mayor/Council
 • Mayor Linda Foster [1]
 • City Clerk Chris Botterill [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 371
 • Estimate (2015)[4] 369
 • Density 980/sq mi (380/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66854
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-30475 [5]
GNIS feature ID 0477441 [6]

Hartford is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 371.[7]

History[edit]

Hartford was laid out in 1858.[8] Some of its founders were original natives of Hartford, Connecticut, hence the name.[9][10]

Hartford was incorporated as a city in March 1884.[11]

Geography[edit]

Hartford is located at 38°18′28″N 95°57′23″W / 38.30778°N 95.95639°W / 38.30778; -95.95639 (38.307866, -95.956313).[12] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 441
1900 553 25.4%
1910 589 6.5%
1920 575 −2.4%
1930 516 −10.3%
1940 491 −4.8%
1950 395 −19.6%
1960 337 −14.7%
1970 478 41.8%
1980 551 15.3%
1990 541 −1.8%
2000 500 −7.6%
2010 371 −25.8%
Est. 2015 369 [4] −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Hartford is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 371 people, 160 households, and 98 families residing in the city. The population density was 976.3 inhabitants per square mile (377.0/km2). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 507.9 per square mile (196.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.3% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 160 households of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% 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 2.87.

The median age in the city was 44.6 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.3% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[5] there were 500 people, 200 households and 125 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,329.1 per square mile (508.0/km²). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 584.8 per square mile (223.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.20% White, 0.60% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.60% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 200 households of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.06.

26.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median household income was $34,750 and the median family income was $37,212. Males had a median income of $27,212 versus $23,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,014. About 4.6% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

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