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Beverly, Kansas
Location within Lincoln County and Kansas
Location within Lincoln County and Kansas
KDOT map of Lincoln County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Lincoln
Founded 1886
Incorporated 1904
Named for Beverly, West Virginia
Area
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,325 ft (404 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 162
 • Estimate 
(2019)
147
 • Density 738.69/sq mi (284.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67423
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-06500
GNIS ID 0476452

Beverly is a city in Lincoln County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 162.

History

Beverly was first settled in 1886, and it was incorporated as a city in 1904. The city was named after Beverly, West Virginia, the native home of a pioneer settler.

Geography

Beverly is located at 39°0′53″N 97°58′29″W / 39.01472°N 97.97472°W / 39.01472; -97.97472 (39.014831, -97.974772). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 335
1920 344 2.7%
1930 328 −4.7%
1940 292 −11.0%
1950 255 −12.7%
1960 199 −22.0%
1970 193 −3.0%
1980 171 −11.4%
1990 131 −23.4%
2000 199 51.9%
2010 162 −18.6%
2019 (est.) 147 −9.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 162 people, 72 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 810.0 inhabitants per square mile (312.7/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 440.0 per square mile (169.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 72 households, of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.9% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.64.

The median age in the city was 46.8 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 36.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.1% male and 54.9% female.

Education

The community is served by Lincoln USD 298 public school district.

Beverly schools were closed through school unification. The Beverly High School mascot was Bobcats.

Notable people

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