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Albert, Kansas
Location within Barton County and Kansas
Location within Barton County and Kansas
KDOT map of Barton County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
Founded 1880s
Incorporated 1929
Named for Albert Kriesinger
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,916 ft (584 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 175
 • Estimate 
(2019)
164
 • Density 697.87/sq mi (268.91/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67511
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-00825
GNIS ID 0475626

Albert is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 175.

History

Albert was founded in about the early 1880s. It was named for Albert Kriesinger, a storekeeper. Albert was a station on the Great Bend and Scott division of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Geography

Albert is located at 38°27′11″N 99°0′45″W / 38.45306°N 99.01250°W / 38.45306; -99.01250 (38.453153, -99.012461). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 183
1940 174 −4.9%
1950 218 25.3%
1960 221 1.4%
1970 235 6.3%
1980 236 0.4%
1990 229 −3.0%
2000 181 −21.0%
2010 175 −3.3%
2019 (est.) 164 −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 175 people, 77 households, and 58 families living in the city. The population density was 729.2 inhabitants per square mile (281.5/km2). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 350.0 per square mile (135.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.6% Native American, 1.7% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

There were 77 households, of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.7% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.62.

The median age in the city was 46.8 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 34.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.

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