Offerle, Kansas

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Offerle, Kansas
City
Location within County and Kansas
Location within County and Kansas
KDOT map of Edwards County (legend)
KDOT map of Edwards County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°53′28″N 99°33′35″W / 37.89111°N 99.55972°W / 37.89111; -99.55972Coordinates: 37°53′28″N 99°33′35″W / 37.89111°N 99.55972°W / 37.89111; -99.55972
Country United States
State Kansas
County Edwards
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,270 ft (692 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 199
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 194
 • Density 770/sq mi (300/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67563
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-52200 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0473539 [5]

Offerle is a city in Edwards County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 199.[6]

History[edit]

Offerle was founded in 1876. It was named for Lawrence Offerle, one of its founders.[7]

The first post office in Offerle was established in May, 1876.[8]

Geography[edit]

Offerle is located at 37°53′28″N 99°33′35″W / 37.89111°N 99.55972°W / 37.89111; -99.55972 (37.891067, -99.559646).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

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, Offerle has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 225
1930 298 32.4%
1940 273 −8.4%
1950 269 −1.5%
1960 208 −22.7%
1970 212 1.9%
1980 244 15.1%
1990 228 −6.6%
2000 220 −3.5%
2010 199 −9.5%
Est. 2016 194 [3] −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 199 people, 83 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 765.4 inhabitants per square mile (295.5/km2). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 353.8 per square mile (136.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White, 3.0% Native American, and 5.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.6% of the population.

There were 83 households of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 1.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 43.4 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.2% male and 54.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 220 people, 86 households, and 65 families residing in the city. The population density was 818.2 people per square mile (314.6/km²). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 334.7 per square mile (128.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.09% White, 0.45% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.27% of the population.

There were 86 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,208, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,549. About 3.6% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.1% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Offerle is served by USD 347 Kinsley-Offerle Public Schools.[11]

Offerle High School was closed through school unification. The Offerle High School mascot was Chieftains.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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 September 15, 2011. 
  7. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 184. 
  8. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Offerle, Kansas
  11. ^ "Kinsley-Offerle Public Schools". USD 347. 
  12. ^ "Offerle High School". classmates.com. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 

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