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Brookville, Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°46′24″N 97°52′5″W / 38.77333°N 97.86806°W / 38.77333; -97.86806Coordinates: 38°46′24″N 97°52′5″W / 38.77333°N 97.86806°W / 38.77333; -97.86806
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Founded 1870
Platted 1870
Incorporated 1871
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 247
 • Density 433/sq mi (165.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67425
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-08575
GNIS ID 476780

Brookville is a city in Saline County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 247.

History

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.

Geography

Brookville is located at 38°46′24″N 97°52′5″W / 38.77333°N 97.86806°W / 38.77333; -97.86806 (38.773464, -97.868015). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 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, Brookville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 201
1880 511 154.2%
1890 345 −32.5%
1900 292 −15.4%
1910 280 −4.1%
1920 212 −24.3%
1930 237 11.8%
1940 221 −6.8%
1950 213 −3.6%
1960 246 15.5%
1970 238 −3.3%
1980 259 8.8%
1990 226 −12.7%
2000 259 14.6%
2010 262 1.2%
2020 247 −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

It is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, 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.

Education

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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