Brookville, Kansas facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
|• Total||0.57 sq mi (1.49 km2)|
|• Land||0.57 sq mi (1.49 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,358 ft (414 m)|
|• Density||433/sq mi (165.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Brookville was laid out in 1870 when the Kansas Pacific Railway was extended to that point. The first post office in Brookville was established in February 1870.
Brookville is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.(38.773464, -97.868015). According to the
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Brookville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 census[update], there were 262 people, 101 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 459.6 inhabitants per square mile (177.5/km2). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 198.2 per square mile (76.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 1.5% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.
There were 101 households, of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.97.
The median age in the city was 39 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.6% male and 45.4% female.
In popular culture
The 1980 film Up the Academy was filmed in Brookville. It was the scene where they boys drive off without paying for fuel.
The community is served by Ell-Saline USD 307 public school district. Ell-Saline schools are located in Brookville. The Ell-Saline school mascot is Cardinals.
Prior to school unification as Ell-Saline High School, the Brookville High School mascot was Brookville Cardinals. The Brookville Cardinals won the Kansas State High School boys class BB basketball championship in 1952.
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