Hepler, Kansas

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Hepler, Kansas
City
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°39′43″N 94°58′8″W / 37.66194°N 94.96889°W / 37.66194; -94.96889Coordinates: 37°39′43″N 94°58′8″W / 37.66194°N 94.96889°W / 37.66194; -94.96889
Country United States
State Kansas
County Crawford
Area[1]
 • Total 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 132
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 131
 • Density 170/sq mi (66/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66746
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-31375 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0474993 [5]

Hepler is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 132.[6]

History[edit]

Hepler was founded in 1871.[7] It was named for B. F. Hepler, president of the company that laid out the town.[8]

The first post office in Hepler was established in June, 1871.[9]

Hepler became a significant shipping point of cattle and grain on the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad.[10]

Geography[edit]

Hepler is located at 37°39′43″N 94°58′8″W / 37.66194°N 94.96889°W / 37.66194; -94.96889 (37.661936, -94.968872).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.77 square miles (1.99 km2), of which, 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 100
1890 269 169.0%
1900 215 −20.1%
1910 276 28.4%
1920 241 −12.7%
1930 210 −12.9%
1940 259 23.3%
1950 224 −13.5%
1960 178 −20.5%
1970 152 −14.6%
1980 165 8.6%
1990 150 −9.1%
2000 154 2.7%
2010 132 −14.3%
Est. 2015 131 [3] −0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 132 people, 54 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 173.7 inhabitants per square mile (67.1/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 89.5 per square mile (34.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 54 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 44.2 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 31.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 154 people, 59 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 201.3 people per square mile (78.2/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 90.2 per square mile (35.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.81% White, 0.65% African American, 3.90% Native American, and 0.65% from two or more races.

There were 59 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, and 37.3% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the city, the population was spread out with 34.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $36,500. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,475. About 10.9% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ 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. 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. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 171. 
  8. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 838. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  10. ^ A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Crawford County, Kansas. The Lewis Publishing Company. 1905. p. 33. 
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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