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Arcadia, Kansas
City
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 310
 • Estimate (2015) 310
 • Density 705/sq mi (272/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66711
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-02175
GNIS feature ID 0475013

Arcadia is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 310.

History

Arcadia was founded in 1862. It was named for the ancient region of Arcadia, in Greece.

The first post office in Arcadia was established in June, 1867.

Arcadia was a station on the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway.

Geography

Arcadia is located at 37°38′28″N 94°37′24″W / 37.641217°N 94.623352°W / 37.641217; -94.623352 (37.641217, -94.623352). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 518
1900 538 3.9%
1910 694 29.0%
1920 1,175 69.3%
1930 925 −21.3%
1940 843 −8.9%
1950 572 −32.1%
1960 507 −11.4%
1970 388 −23.5%
1980 460 18.6%
1990 338 −26.5%
2000 391 15.7%
2010 310 −20.7%
Est. 2015 310 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 310 people, 136 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 704.5 inhabitants per square mile (272.0/km2). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 381.8 per square mile (147.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.9% White, 1.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.6% from other races, and 4.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 136 households of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.9% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 42.2 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 391 people, 156 households, and 105 families residing in the city. The population density was 884.0 people per square mile (343.1/km2). There were 179 housing units at an average density of 404.7 per square mile (157.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.16% White, 0.51% African American, 1.28% Native American, 1.02% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 156 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,750, and the median income for a family was $27,386. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $17,321 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,674. About 17.2% of families and 24.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.2% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

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