Powhattan, Kansas

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Powhattan, Kansas
City
Powhattan Post Office (2009)
Powhattan Post Office (2009)
Location within Brown County and Kansas
Location within Brown County and Kansas
KDOT map of Brown County (legend)
KDOT map of Brown County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°45′44″N 95°38′1″W / 39.76222°N 95.63361°W / 39.76222; -95.63361Coordinates: 39°45′44″N 95°38′1″W / 39.76222°N 95.63361°W / 39.76222; -95.63361
Country United States
State Kansas
County Brown
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 77
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 75
 • Density 550/sq mi (210/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66527
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-57350 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0472972 [5]

Powhattan is a city in Brown County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 77.[6]

History[edit]

Powhattan was founded about 1877.[7] The city was named for the father of Pocahontas who resided in Jamestown, Virginia. It was originally a stagecoach station named Locknane.[8]

Geography[edit]

Powhattan is located at 39°45′44″N 95°38′1″W / 39.76222°N 95.63361°W / 39.76222; -95.63361 (39.762087, -95.633653).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 237
1910 216 −8.9%
1920 247 14.4%
1930 221 −10.5%
1940 184 −16.7%
1950 150 −18.5%
1960 128 −14.7%
1970 111 −13.3%
1980 95 −14.4%
1990 111 16.8%
2000 91 −18.0%
2010 77 −15.4%
Est. 2016 75 [3] −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 77 people, 30 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 550.0 inhabitants per square mile (212.4/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 271.4 per square mile (104.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.9% White and 9.1% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 30 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.30.

The median age in the city was 34.8 years. 32.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.6% were from 25 to 44; 18.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 40.3% male and 59.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 91 people, 41 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 686.2 people per square mile (270.3/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 331.8 per square mile (130.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.11% White, 7.69% Native American, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.30% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 82.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,500, and the median income for a family was $29,167. Males had a median income of $28,542 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,147. There were no families and 12.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no 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 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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 9, 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. 150. 
  8. ^ Kansas Place-Names, John Rydjord, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972, p. 436 ISBN 0-8061-0994-7
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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