Seward, Kansas

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Seward, Kansas
City
Location within Stafford County and Kansas
Location within Stafford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Stafford County (legend)
KDOT map of Stafford County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°10′39″N 98°47′44″W / 38.17750°N 98.79556°W / 38.17750; -98.79556Coordinates: 38°10′39″N 98°47′44″W / 38.17750°N 98.79556°W / 38.17750; -98.79556
Country United States
State Kansas
County Stafford
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,909 ft (582 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 64
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 61
 • Density 260/sq mi (98/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67576
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-64100 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0475874 [5]

Seward is a city in Stafford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 64.[6]

History[edit]

Seward was named for William H. Seward.[7] A post office was opened in Seward in 1878, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.[8]

Geography[edit]

Seward is located at 38°10′39″N 98°47′44″W / 38.177593°N 98.795480°W / 38.177593; -98.795480 (38.177593, -98.795480).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 127
1940 125 −1.6%
1950 130 4.0%
1960 92 −29.2%
1970 66 −28.3%
1980 88 33.3%
1990 71 −19.3%
2000 63 −11.3%
2010 64 1.6%
Est. 2015 61 [3] −4.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 64 people, 31 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 256.0 inhabitants per square mile (98.8/km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 148.0 per square mile (57.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 31 households of which 16.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.4% were non-families. 45.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.8% male and 42.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 63 people, 34 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 255.7 people per square mile (97.3/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 154.2 per square mile (58.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.83% White, and 3.17% from two or more races.

There were 34 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 44.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85 and the average family size was 2.59.

In the city, the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 31.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $16,250, and the median income for a family was $16,667. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,891. None of the population and none of the families were 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. ^ 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 June 30, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Seward, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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