Zenda, Kansas

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Zenda, Kansas
City
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°26′38″N 98°16′53″W / 37.44389°N 98.28139°W / 37.44389; -98.28139Coordinates: 37°26′38″N 98°16′53″W / 37.44389°N 98.28139°W / 37.44389; -98.28139
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kingman
Area[1]
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,663 ft (507 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 90
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 88
 • Density 390/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67159
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-80925 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0470393 [5]

Zenda is a city in Kingman County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 90.[6]

History[edit]

Zenda was named after the novel The Prisoner of Zenda.[7]

Geography[edit]

Zenda is located at 37°26′38″N 98°16′53″W / 37.44389°N 98.28139°W / 37.44389; -98.28139 (37.443895, -98.281263).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Zenda has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 188
1930 223 18.6%
1940 252 13.0%
1950 226 −10.3%
1960 157 −30.5%
1970 142 −9.6%
1980 146 2.8%
1990 96 −34.2%
2000 123 28.1%
2010 90 −26.8%
Est. 2015 88 [3] −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 90 people, 44 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 391.3 inhabitants per square mile (151.1/km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 239.1 per square mile (92.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.8% of the population.

There were 44 households of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 52.3 years. 15.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 44.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 123 people, 53 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 543.9 people per square mile (206.5/km²). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 265.3 per square mile (100.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.68% White, 4.88% from other races, and 2.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.69% of the population.

There were 53 households out of which 18.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 83.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,287. There were 6.5% of families and 13.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 36.4% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Nashville is a part of USD 332 Cunningham-West Kingman County. The Cunningham High School mascot is Cunningham Wildcats.[10]

Nashville and Zenda schools were unified as Nashville-Zenda schools in 1964. The Nashville-Zenda Thunderbirds[11] won the Kansas State High School 8-Man football championship in 1969.[12] The original Zenda High School mascot was Zenda Gorillas.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Zenda, Kansas". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Zenda, Kansas
  10. ^ "Cunningham USD 332 - West Kingman County". USD 332. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  11. ^ "Perfect marks on the Line", The Hutchinson News, 23 February 1973, p.8.
  12. ^ "Football". KSHSAA. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "1952 ZENDA HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK - Zenda, KS". Classmates. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 

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