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Aerial view of Admire (2013)
|Named for||Jacob Admire|
|• Total||0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)|
|• Land||0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,237 ft (377 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||470.59/sq mi (181.64/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Admire was founded in 1886. It was named for one of its founders, Jacob Admire.
The first post office in Admire was established in November 1886.
Admire was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. By the mid 1990s, rail service in Admire had been discontinued, and the tracks are now being used as a rail trail.
Admire is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.(38.641416, -96.101932). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Admire is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2010, there were 156 people, 60 households, and 43 families living in the city. The population density was 472.7 inhabitants per square mile (182.5/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 212.1 per square mile (81.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.6% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.1% of the population.
There were 60 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.16.
The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
The community is served by North Lyon County USD 251 public school district.
- Alvin M. Johnston, test pilot
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