Republic, Kansas

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Republic, Kansas
City
Location within Republic County and Kansas
Location within Republic County and Kansas
KDOT map of Republic County (legend)
KDOT map of Republic County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°55′25″N 97°49′21″W / 39.92361°N 97.82250°W / 39.92361; -97.82250Coordinates: 39°55′25″N 97°49′21″W / 39.92361°N 97.82250°W / 39.92361; -97.82250
Country United States
State Kansas
County Republic
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 1,499 ft (457 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 116
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 114
 • Density 450/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66964
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-59000 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0472586 [5]

Republic is a city in Republic County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 116.[6]

History[edit]

Republic was founded in 1871. It was named from Republic County.[7]

Geography[edit]

Republic is located at 39°55′25″N 97°49′21″W / 39.92361°N 97.82250°W / 39.92361; -97.82250 (39.923636, -97.822412).[8] 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]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 50
1890 228 356.0%
1900 241 5.7%
1910 450 86.7%
1920 442 −1.8%
1930 396 −10.4%
1940 376 −5.1%
1950 360 −4.3%
1960 333 −7.5%
1970 243 −27.0%
1980 223 −8.2%
1990 177 −20.6%
2000 161 −9.0%
2010 116 −28.0%
Est. 2015 109 [9] −6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 116 people, 61 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 446.2 inhabitants per square mile (172.3/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 365.4 per square mile (141.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.7% White, 3.4% Native American, and 0.9% from two or more races.

There were 61 households of which 14.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.47.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 14.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.4% were from 25 to 44; 43.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 161 people, 84 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 616.0 people per square mile (239.1/km²). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 413.2 per square mile (160.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.38% White and 0.62% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population.

There were 84 households out of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 38.1% 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 1.92 and the average family size was 2.50.

In the city, the population was spread out with 18.0% under the age of 18, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,679, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,399. About 8.7% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Points of interest[edit]

The Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site is an archaeological site and museum, located near Republic.[10] It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places under the name Pawnee Indian Village Site.[11] To archaeologists, the site is known as 14RP1.[12]

Education[edit]

Republic is a part of USD 109 Republic County located in Belleville. The Republic County High School mascot is Republic County Buffaloes.[13]

Republic schools were closed through school unification. The Republic Wildcats[14] won the Kansas State High School boys class BB Indoor Track & Field championship in 1965.[15]

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 October 18, 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. 271. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Pawnee Indian Museum". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-12-14.
  11. ^ "National and State Registers of Historic Places—County: Republic." Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-12-14.
  12. ^ Asher, Brendon Patrick (2009). "Kitkehahki Chipped Stone Technologies: A Comparative Study". M.A. thesis, University of Kansas, Anthropology. Downloadable PDF available via link from abstract. Retrieved 2010-11-24.
  13. ^ "Republic County Schools". USD 109. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "North Central Wins District", The Belleville Telescope, 8 March 1973, p.7.
  15. ^ "Track & Field". KSHSAA. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 

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