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Dearing, Kansas

Dearing, Kansas
City
Location within Montgomery County and Kansas
Location within Montgomery County and Kansas
KDOT map of Montgomery County (legend)
KDOT map of Montgomery County (legend)
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Kansas
County Montgomery
Area[1]
 • Total 1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Land 1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 431
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 416
 • Density 280/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67340
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-17150 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0469211 [5]

Dearing is a city in Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 431.[6]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The first post office in Dearing was established in January 1888.[7]

Dearing was incorporated in 1909.[8]

Geography

Dearing is located at (37.058083, -95.709824).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.52 square miles (3.94 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 431 people, 187 households, and 124 families residing in the city. The population density was 283.6 inhabitants per square mile (109.5/km2). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 137.5 per square mile (53.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.8% White, 0.2% African American, 5.8% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 7.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.

There were 187 households of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.7% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 43.2 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 415 people, 175 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,339.1 people per square mile (516.9/km²). There were 203 housing units at an average density of 655.0 per square mile (252.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.53% White, 0.48% African American, 3.86% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 2.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 175 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,361, and the median income for a family was $30,417. Males had a median income of $28,472 versus $20,139 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,745. About 10.6% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 498. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

City
  • Dearing - Directory of Public Officials
Schools
  • USD 445, local school district
Maps
  • Dearing City Map, KDOT
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