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Water tower in Bucklin (2011)
|Named for||Bucklin Township|
|• Total||0.60 sq mi (1.56 km2)|
|• Land||0.57 sq mi (1.49 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)|
|Elevation||2,408 ft (734 m)|
|• Density||1,212/sq mi (466.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Bucklin was originally called Corbitt and under the latter name laid out about 1885. It was renamed Bucklin in 1887, after Bucklin Township.
Bucklin was incorporated in 1909. It was situated at the junction of two railroads.
Bucklin is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), of which 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.(37.547942, -99.635001). 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, Bucklin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 794 people, 287 households, and 204 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,417.9 inhabitants per square mile (547.5/km2). There were 340 housing units at an average density of 607.1 per square mile (234.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 1.9% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.
There were 287 households, of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.9% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.17.
The median age in the city was 35 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
The community is served by Bucklin USD 459 public school district.
The Bucklin Red Aces won the following Kansas State High School championships:
- 1966 Boys Cross Country - Class B
- 1973 Boys Track & Field - Class 1A
- 1973 Boys Track & Field (Indoor) - Class 1A
- 1980 Boys Track & Field - Class 1A
- Eddie Sutton, men's college basketball coach
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