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Belpre, Kansas
Location within County and Kansas
Location within County and Kansas
KDOT map of Edwards County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Edwards
Founded 1879
Incorporated 1906
Area
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,100 ft (600 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 84
 • Estimate 
(2019)
82
 • Density 199.51/sq mi (77.03/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67519
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-05825
GNIS ID 0473560

Belpre is a city in Edwards County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 84.

History

Belpre was founded in 1879. It was incorporated in 1906. Belpre is derived from the French for "beautiful meadow".

The first post office in Belpre was established in 1879.

Geography

Belpre is located at 37°57′4″N 99°5′59″W / 37.95111°N 99.09972°W / 37.95111; -99.09972 (37.950976, -99.099597). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Belpre has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 485
1920 488 0.6%
1930 382 −21.7%
1940 300 −21.5%
1950 231 −23.0%
1960 211 −8.7%
1970 191 −9.5%
1980 154 −19.4%
1990 116 −24.7%
2000 104 −10.3%
2010 84 −19.2%
2019 (est.) 82 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 84 people, 34 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 204.9 inhabitants per square mile (79.1/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 153.7 per square mile (59.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.1% White, 1.2% Native American, and 10.7% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 45.2% of the population.

There were 34 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 38.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.44.

The median age in the city was 39 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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