Olsburg, Kansas

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Olsburg, Kansas
City
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Coordinates: 39°25′52″N 96°36′52″W / 39.43111°N 96.61444°W / 39.43111; -96.61444Coordinates: 39°25′52″N 96°36′52″W / 39.43111°N 96.61444°W / 39.43111; -96.61444
Country United States
State Kansas
County Pottawatomie
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,424 ft (434 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 219
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 224
 • Density 1,152.6/sq mi (445.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66520
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-52825[4]
GNIS feature ID 0484938[5]

Olsburg is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 219.[6] It is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Olsburg was laid out in the late 1870s.[7] It was originally built up chiefly by Swedes.[8] Olsburg was named for Ole Thrulson, a pioneer settler.[7][9]

The first post office in Olsburg was founded in 1873, but the name of the post office was spelled Olesburgh until 1887.[10]

Geography[edit]

Olsburg is located at 39°25′52″N 96°36′52″W / 39.43111°N 96.61444°W / 39.43111; -96.61444 (39.431052, -96.614439).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 185
1930 175
1940 177 1.1%
1950 140 −20.9%
1960 137 −2.1%
1970 151 10.2%
1980 166 9.9%
1990 192 15.7%
2000 192 0.0%
2010 219 14.1%
Est. 2014 226 [12] 3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 219 people, 85 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,152.6 inhabitants per square mile (445.0/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 515.8 per square mile (199.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 85 households of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.17.

The median age in the city was 33.2 years. 33.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there are 192 people, 80 households, and 63 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,282.7 people per square mile (494.2/km²). There are 85 housing units at an average density of 567.9 per square mile (218.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.48% White and 0.52% Native American.

There are 80 households out of which 26.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% are non-families. 18.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.75.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 26.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $37,969, and the median income for a family is $39,531. Males have a median income of $27,386 versus $23,281 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,268. 5.0% of the population and 7.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, none of those under the age of 18 and 19.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  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 December 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 263. 
  8. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 389. 
  9. ^ "Profile for Olsburg, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  12. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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