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|Named for||W.F. Armacost|
|• Total||1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)|
|• Land||1.13 sq mi (2.94 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||1,014 ft (309 m)|
|• Density||1,213/sq mi (469.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Arma was founded in 1894. It was named for W.F. Armacost, an original landowner.
A post office was opened at Arma in 1891, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.
Arma was a station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Arma is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.14 square miles (2.95 km2), of which, 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water. It is located about 6 minutes' drive north of Frontenac, and about 8 minutes' drive east of Girard.(37.543679, −94.700472). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,481 people, 657 households, and 372 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,322.3 inhabitants per square mile (510.5/km2). There were 736 housing units at an average density of 657.1 per square mile (253.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 0.1% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.
Of the city' 657 households 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.4% were non-families. 38.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 42.1 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
Arma is served by USD 246 Northeast.
Prior to school unification, the Arma High School mascot was Bulldogs. The Arma Bulldogs won the Kansas State High School boys class B Track & Field championship in 1952. The school mascot is now a Viking.
In Spanish: Arma (Kansas) para niños
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