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Belvue, Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Pottawatomie
Platted 1871
Incorporated 1913
Area
 • Total 0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)
 • Land 0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
961 ft (293 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 205
 • Estimate 
(2019)
200
 • Density 1,626.02/sq mi (628.79/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66407
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-05925
GNIS ID 476427

Belvue is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 205.

History

Belvue was laid out in 1871. The first post office in Belvue was established in May 1871.

Geography

Belvue is located at 39°12′58″N 96°10′43″W / 39.21611°N 96.17861°W / 39.21611; -96.17861 (39.216225, -96.178480). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 199
1930 186 −6.5%
1940 226 21.5%
1950 193 −14.6%
1960 179 −7.3%
1970 161 −10.1%
1980 212 31.7%
1990 207 −2.4%
2000 228 10.1%
2010 205 −10.1%
2019 (est.) 200 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

Belvue is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 205 people, 68 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,708.3 inhabitants per square mile (659.6/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 666.7 per square mile (257.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.8% of the population.

There were 68 households, of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.49.

The median age in the city was 30.5 years. 33.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

Education

The community is served by Wamego USD 320 public school district.

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