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Beattie, Kansas
Location within Marshall County and Kansas
Location within Marshall County and Kansas
KDOT map of Marshall County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Marshall
Platted 1870
Incorporated 1884
Named for Armstrong Beattie
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,316 ft (401 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 200
 • Estimate 
(2019)
189
 • Density 825.33/sq mi (318.09/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66406
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-04900
GNIS ID 472936

Beattie is a city in Marshall County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 200. The city has been called "The Milo Capital of the World" and hosts the annual "Beattie Milo Festival".

History

Beattie was laid out in 1870. It is named for Armstrong Beattie, eighth Mayor of St. Joseph, Missouri.

The first post office in Beattie was established in July 1871.

Geography

Beattie is located at 39°51′42″N 96°25′9″W / 39.86167°N 96.41917°W / 39.86167; -96.41917 (39.861736, -96.419091). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 270
1890 648 140.0%
1900 633 −2.3%
1910 497 −21.5%
1920 452 −9.1%
1930 434 −4.0%
1940 389 −10.4%
1950 321 −17.5%
1960 314 −2.2%
1970 288 −8.3%
1980 316 9.7%
1990 221 −30.1%
2000 277 25.3%
2010 200 −27.8%
2019 (est.) 189 −5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 200 people, 90 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 869.6 inhabitants per square mile (335.8/km2). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 452.2 per square mile (174.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 1.0% African American, 1.5% Native American, 1.0% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 90 households, of which 18.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.3% were non-families. 42.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the city was 49.5 years. 14% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 41% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

Education

The community is served by Marysville USD 364 public school district.

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