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Coats, Kansas
Location within Pratt County and Kansas
Location within Pratt County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pratt County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Pratt
Founded 1887
Incorporated 1909
Named for William Coats
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,975 ft (602 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 68
 • Density 296/sq mi (115.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67028
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-14525
GNIS ID 474268

Coats is a city in Pratt County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 68.

History

Coats was founded in about 1887 by William A. Coats, and named for him. Coats was incorporated as a city in 1909.

The first post office in Coats was established in June 1887.

Geography

Coats is located at 37°30′40″N 98°49′31″W / 37.51111°N 98.82528°W / 37.51111; -98.82528 (37.511148, -98.825388). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 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, Coats has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 269
1920 383 42.4%
1930 345 −9.9%
1940 304 −11.9%
1950 255 −16.1%
1960 152 −40.4%
1970 152 0.0%
1980 153 0.7%
1990 127 −17.0%
2000 112 −11.8%
2010 83 −25.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 83 people, 31 households, and 21 families residing in the city. The population density was 395.2 inhabitants per square mile (152.6/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 290.5 per square mile (112.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.2% White, 1.2% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.4% of the population.

There were 31 households, of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.3% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the city was 37.8 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 32.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

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