Kingman, Kansas

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Kingman, Kansas
Downtown Kingman (2009)
Downtown Kingman (2009)
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389Coordinates: 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyKingman
TownshipKingman
Platted1874
Incorporated1883
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorMark Arensdorf [1]
 • City ManagerGreg Graffman [1]
Area
 • Total3.53 sq mi (9.14 km2)
 • Land3.52 sq mi (9.12 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 • Total3,177
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
2,906
 • Density900/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67068
Area code620
FIPS code20-36950 [5]
GNIS ID0473965 [6]
WebsiteCityOfKingman.com

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Kingman County, Kansas, United States.[7] As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,177.[8]

History[edit]

Kingman was laid out in 1874.[9] Like Kingman County, it was named for Samuel A. Kingman, chief justice of the supreme court.[10]

Geography[edit]

Kingman is located at 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389 (37.647024, -98.113805).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.53 square miles (9.14 km2), of which 3.52 square miles (9.12 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Kingman has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[12]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18902,390
19001,785−25.3%
19102,57044.0%
19202,407−6.3%
19302,75214.3%
19403,21316.8%
19503,200−0.4%
19603,58211.9%
19703,6221.1%
19803,563−1.6%
19903,196−10.3%
20003,3876.0%
20103,177−6.2%
Est. 20182,906[4]−8.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,177 people, 1,346 households, and 810 families residing in the city. The population density was 902.6 inhabitants per square mile (348.5/km2). There were 1,546 housing units at an average density of 439.2 per square mile (169.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 1,346 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 40.7 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,387 people, 1,407 households, and 911 families residing in the city. The population density was 975.8 people per square mile (376.9/km²). There were 1,563 housing units at an average density of 450.3 per square mile (173.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.67% White, 0.21% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.92% of the population.

There were 1,407 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,018, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $23,988 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,286. About 10.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Kingman is part of the Kingman-Norwich USD 331 school district, which operates 2 schools in Kingman.

  • Kingman High School
  • Kingman Elementary-Middle School

Private Schools

Transportation[edit]

Bus service is provided daily eastward towards Wichita, Kansas and westward towards Pueblo, Colorado by BeeLine Express (subcontractor of Greyhound Lines).[13][14]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kingman - Directory of Public Officials Archived 2011-12-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  8. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  9. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History. Standard Publishing Company. p. 72.
  10. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 215.
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. ^ Climate Summary for Kingman, Kansas
  13. ^ BeeLine Express
  14. ^ Greyhound Lines

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