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Cedar Vale, Kansas
Location within Chautauqua County and Kansas
Location within Chautauqua County and Kansas
KDOT map of Chautauqua County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Chautauqua
Founded 1870
Incorporated 1884
Area
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.95 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.95 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
948 ft (289 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 579
 • Estimate 
(2019)
508
 • Density 673.74/sq mi (260.14/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67024
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-11450
GNIS ID 469099

Cedar Vale is a city in Chautauqua County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 579.

History

Cedar Vale was founded in 1870. Its name is meant to be descriptive of the town's setting.

Geography

Cedar Vale is located at 37°6′18″N 96°30′3″W / 37.10500°N 96.50083°W / 37.10500; -96.50083 (37.104892, -96.500844). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 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, Cedar Vale has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 218
1890 640 193.6%
1900 932 45.6%
1910 948 1.7%
1920 1,044 10.1%
1930 1,000 −4.2%
1940 952 −4.8%
1950 1,010 6.1%
1960 859 −15.0%
1970 665 −22.6%
1980 848 27.5%
1990 760 −10.4%
2000 723 −4.9%
2010 579 −19.9%
2019 (est.) 508 −12.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 579 people, 251 households, and 144 families living in the city. The population density was 761.8 inhabitants per square mile (294.1/km2). There were 342 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White, 0.3% African American, 3.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 4.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 251 households, of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.6% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 43.9 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 22.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

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