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Formoso, Kansas
Location within Jewell County and Kansas
Location within Jewell County and Kansas
KDOT map of Jewell County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Jewell
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 93
 • Estimate 
(2015)
90
 • Density 332/sq mi (127.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66942
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-23825
GNIS feature ID 0472818

Formoso is a city in Jewell County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 93.

History

The first post office at Formoso was established in December 1887.

Formoso was founded about 1889.

Geography

Formoso is located at 39°46′46″N 97°59′33″W / 39.77944°N 97.99250°W / 39.77944; -97.99250 (39.779355, -97.992458). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 453
1920 374 −17.4%
1930 381 1.9%
1940 293 −23.1%
1950 271 −7.5%
1960 192 −29.2%
1970 180 −6.3%
1980 166 −7.8%
1990 128 −22.9%
2000 129 0.8%
2010 93 −27.9%
Est. 2015 90 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 93 people, 48 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 332.1 inhabitants per square mile (128.2/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 232.1 per square mile (89.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.9% White and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 48 households of which 14.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.8% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.54.

The median age in the city was 56.5 years. 18.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 37.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.9% male and 44.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 129 people, 68 households, and 35 families residing in the city. The population density was 459.6 people per square mile (177.9/km²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 277.9 per square mile (107.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.22% White and 0.78% Pacific Islander. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55% of the population.

There were 68 households out of which 16.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.1% were non-families. 45.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the city, the population was spread out with 15.5% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 34.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $33,958. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $14,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,509. There were 6.9% of families and 11.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 18.8% of those over 64.

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