Stark, Kansas

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Stark, Kansas
City
Location within Neosho County and Kansas
Location within Neosho County and Kansas
KDOT map of Neosho County (legend)
KDOT map of Neosho County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°41′23″N 95°8′37″W / 37.68972°N 95.14361°W / 37.68972; -95.14361Coordinates: 37°41′23″N 95°8′37″W / 37.68972°N 95.14361°W / 37.68972; -95.14361
Country United States
State Kansas
County Neosho
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,063 ft (324 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 72
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 69
 • Density 420/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66775
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-68025[4]
GNIS feature ID 0474979[5]

Stark is a city in Neosho County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 72.[6]

History[edit]

The first post office at Stark was established in January 1886.[7]

Stark was laid out and platted in 1888.[8] It was named after Stark County, Illinois.[9]

Geography[edit]

Stark is located at 37°41′23″N 95°8′37″W / 37.68972°N 95.14361°W / 37.68972; -95.14361 (37.689592, -95.143573),[10] at an elevation of 1,063 feet (324 m).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Stark is located east of U.S. Route 59 on K-201.[12]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 191
1920 189 −1.0%
1930 197 4.2%
1940 160 −18.8%
1950 157 −1.9%
1960 96 −38.9%
1970 124 29.2%
1980 143 15.3%
1990 79 −44.8%
2000 106 34.2%
2010 72 −32.1%
Est. 2016 69 [3] −4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 72 people, 39 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 423.5 inhabitants per square mile (163.5/km2). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 282.4 per square mile (109.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 39 households of which 10.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% 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 2.20.

The median age in the city was 54.3 years. 8.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 31.9% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.2% male and 45.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 106 people, 42 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 609.0 people per square mile (240.7/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 270.0 per square mile (106.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.06% White and 0.94% Native American.

There were 42 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the city, the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 112.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $27,083. Males had a median income of $15,833 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,728. There were 16.1% of families and 17.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.9% of 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 March 19, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Duncan, L. Wallace (1902). History of Neosho and Wilson Counties, Kansas. Monitor Printing Company. p. 78. 
  9. ^ "Profile for Stark, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stark, Kansas
  12. ^ DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, p. 65. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.

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