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Burr Oak, Kansas
|Named for||Burr Oak Creek|
|• Total||0.83 sq mi (2.14 km2)|
|• Land||0.82 sq mi (2.13 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,663 ft (507 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||195.63/sq mi (75.50/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Burr Oak was laid out in 1871, and it was incorporated as a city in 1880. It was named from the Burr Oak Creek.
The first post office in Burr Oak was established in June 1871.
Burr Oak is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.83 square miles (2.15 km2), all of it land.(39.868516, -98.304297). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 174 people, 93 households, and 50 families living in the city. The population density was 209.6 inhabitants per square mile (80.9/km2). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 173.5 per square mile (67.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.6% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 93 households, of which 18.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.2% were non-families. 44.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.87 and the average family size was 2.52.
The median age in the city was 55 years. 13.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 39.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
The community is served by Rock Hills USD 107 public school district. Burr Oak became a part of Rock Hills USD 107 located in Mankato in 2006. The Rock Hills High School mascot is Grizzlies.
School unification consolidated Burr Oak and Esbon schools forming White Rock schools in 1983. The White Rock elementary school and high school were located in Burr Oak. White Rock High School's mascot was Eagles. The Jewell-White Rock team was the Predators.
The Burr Oak High School mascot was Braves.
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