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Agra, Kansas
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Location within Phillips County and Kansas
Location within Phillips County and Kansas
KDOT map of Phillips County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Phillips
Founded 1888
Incorporated 1904
Named for Agra
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,850 ft (560 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 267
 • Estimate 
(2019)
241
 • Density 967.87/sq mi (373.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67621
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-00550
GNIS ID 0471935

Agra is a city in Phillips County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 267.

History

Agra was first settled in 1888, and incorporated in 1904. Agra was a station on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

Geography

Agra is located at 39°45′38″N 99°7′11″W / 39.76056°N 99.11972°W / 39.76056; -99.11972 (39.760686, -99.119592). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 347
1920 361 4.0%
1930 408 13.0%
1940 406 −0.5%
1950 354 −12.8%
1960 277 −21.8%
1970 294 6.1%
1980 321 9.2%
1990 322 0.3%
2000 306 −5.0%
2010 267 −12.7%
2019 (est.) 241 −9.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 267 people, 116 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 988.9 inhabitants per square mile (381.8/km2). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 600.0 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.4% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 116 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% 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 2.86.

The median age in the city was 49.4 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.6% were from 25 to 44; 36.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

Education

The community is served by Thunder Ridge USD 110 public school district, where schools are located in Kensington and Agra. In 2008 West Smith County USD 238 and Eastern Heights USD 324 combined to form Thunder Ridge USD 110. The Thunder Ridge High School mascot is the Thunder Ridge Longhorns.

Agra schools were closed through school unification. The Agra High School mascot was Agra Purple Chargers.

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