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Everest, Kansas
Location within Brown County and Kansas
Location within Brown County and Kansas
KDOT map of Brown County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Brown
Founded 1882
Incorporated 1882
Named for Aaron Everest
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,148 ft (350 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 284
 • Estimate 
(2019)
274
 • Density 1,100.40/sq mi (425.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66424
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-22025
GNIS ID 473256

Everest is a city in Brown County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 284.

History

Everest had its start about 1882 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named in honor of Colonel Aaron S. Everest, an attorney for the Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad who represented Atchison County in the Kansas Senate.

Geography

Everest is located at 39°40′36″N 95°25′31″W / 39.67667°N 95.42528°W / 39.67667; -95.42528 (39.676743, -95.425269). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 478
1900 502 5.0%
1910 436 −13.1%
1920 403 −7.6%
1930 386 −4.2%
1940 375 −2.8%
1950 363 −3.2%
1960 348 −4.1%
1970 304 −12.6%
1980 331 8.9%
1990 310 −6.3%
2000 314 1.3%
2010 284 −9.6%
2019 (est.) 274 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 284 people, 126 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,092.3 inhabitants per square mile (421.7/km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 596.2 per square mile (230.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White, 1.1% African American, 2.1% Native American, 4.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population.

There were 126 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.3% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

Education

Everest is a part of USD 430 South Brown County. The district high school is Horton High School. The Horton High School mascot is Horton Chargers.

Everest High School was closed through school unification. The Everest High School mascot was Everest Vikings.

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