Mildred, Kansas

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Mildred, Kansas
City
Location within Allen County and Kansas
Location within Allen County and Kansas
KDOT map of Allen County (legend)
KDOT map of Allen County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°1′22″N 95°10′25″W / 38.02278°N 95.17361°W / 38.02278; -95.17361Coordinates: 38°1′22″N 95°10′25″W / 38.02278°N 95.17361°W / 38.02278; -95.17361
Country  United States
State  Kansas
County Allen
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,063 ft (324 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 28
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 26
 • Density 130/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 20-46500 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0478129 [5]

Mildred is a city in Allen County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 28.[6]

History[edit]

Mildred was founded in 1907 when a cement plant was established there.[7] The city was named for the daughter of J. W. Wagner a local industrialist.[8][9] For much of the twentieth century, the city was served by the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad, which maintained a passenger depot in the city, as well as spur lines that served the cement plant and the grain elevator.

Geography[edit]

Mildred is located at 38°1′22″N 95°10′25″W / 38.02278°N 95.17361°W / 38.02278; -95.17361 (38.022777, -95.173512).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 336
1930 341 1.5%
1940 155 −54.5%
1950 79 −49.0%
1960 60 −24.1%
1970 42 −30.0%
1980 64 52.4%
1990 46 −28.1%
2000 36 −21.7%
2010 28 −22.2%
Est. 2015 26 [3] −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 28 people, 14 households, and 6 families residing in the city. The population density was 133.3 inhabitants per square mile (51.5/km2). There were 21 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.1% White, 10.7% African American, and 7.1% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.1% of the population.

There were 14 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.7% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 57.1% were non-families. 57.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 39.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.1% male and 42.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 36 people, 19 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 151.7 people per square mile (57.9/km²). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 101.1 per square mile (38.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.44% White, and 5.56% from two or more races.

There were 19 households out of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.3% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 52.6% were non-families. 52.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $14,167. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,372. There were 16.7% of families and 15.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 18.2% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. 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". 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. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Mildred". Allen County. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  8. ^ Capace, Nancy (2000). Encyclopedia of Kansas. Somerset Publishers. p. 236. 
  9. ^ "Profile for Mildred, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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