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Conway Springs, Kansas
|Named for||Conway Township and nearby mineral spring|
|• Total||0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)|
|• Land||0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,371 ft (418 m)|
|• Density||1,097/sq mi (424.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Conway Springs was founded in 1884. Its name is derived from both Conway Township and a mineral spring nearby.
Conway Springs is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), all of it land.(37.389546, -97.644332). 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, Conway Springs has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,272 people, 450 households, and 313 families living in the city. The population density was 1,551.2 inhabitants per square mile (598.9/km2). There were 506 housing units at an average density of 617.1 per square mile (238.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.6% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.4% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 450 households, of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.38.
The median age in the city was 34.1 years. 32.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 21.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
The community is served by Conway Springs USD 356 public school district.
- Lloyd Bishop, baseball player
- Harvey Nininger, born in Conway Springs, 17 January 1887
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