South Hutchinson, Kansas

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South Hutchinson, Kansas
City
Official seal of South Hutchinson, Kansas
Seal
Location within Reno County and Kansas
Location within Reno County and Kansas
KDOT map of Reno County (legend)
KDOT map of Reno County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°1′38″N 97°56′23″W / 38.02722°N 97.93972°W / 38.02722; -97.93972Coordinates: 38°1′38″N 97°56′23″W / 38.02722°N 97.93972°W / 38.02722; -97.93972
Country United States
State Kansas
County Reno
Founded 1887
Government
 • Mayor Dave Pitman [1][2]
 • City Clerk Denise McCue [1]
Area[3]
 • Total 2.89 sq mi (7.49 km2)
 • Land 2.87 sq mi (7.43 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 1,529 ft (466 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 2,457
 • Estimate (2015)[5] 2,556
 • Density 850/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67505 [6]
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-66750 [7]
GNIS ID 0477972 [8]
Website SouthHutch.com

South Hutchinson is a city in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Hutchinson. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,457.[9]

History[edit]

Founded in 1887 by Benjamin Blanchard of Terre Haute, Indiana.[citation needed]

The first post office in South Hutchinson was established in August 1887.[10]

Geography[edit]

South Hutchinson is located at 38°1′38″N 97°56′23″W / 38.02722°N 97.93972°W / 38.02722; -97.93972 (38.027185, -97.939769).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.89 square miles (7.49 km2), of which 2.87 square miles (7.43 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 321
1900 225 −29.9%
1910 387 72.0%
1920 639 65.1%
1930 669 4.7%
1940 915 36.8%
1950 1,045 14.2%
1960 1,672 60.0%
1970 1,879 12.4%
1980 2,226 18.5%
1990 2,444 9.8%
2000 2,539 3.9%
2010 2,457 −3.2%
Est. 2015 2,556 [5] 4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 2,457 people, 1,113 households, and 611 families residing in the city. The population density was 856.1 inhabitants per square mile (330.5/km2). There were 1,207 housing units at an average density of 420.6 per square mile (162.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.9% White, 1.1% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.6% of the population.

There were 1,113 households of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.1% were non-families. 40.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 47.7 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 26.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.6% male and 54.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,539 people, 1,143 households, and 675 families residing in the city. The population density was 912.4 people per square mile (352.6/km²). There were 1,210 housing units at an average density of 434.8 per square mile (168.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.46% White, 0.79% African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.23% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.32% of the population.

There were 1,143 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.9% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 82.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,044, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $30,820 versus $19,779 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,445. About 9.6% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

The South Hutchinson government consists of a mayor and five council members, which meets the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.[1][2] Pete Murray was elected mayor on May 5, 2014.[2]

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