Hepler, Kansas facts for kids
Location within Crawford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Crawford County (legend)
|• Total||0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)|
|• Land||0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||1,001 ft (305 m)|
|• Estimate (2015)||131|
|• Density||171.4/sq mi (66.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0474993|
Hepler was founded in 1871. It was named for B. F. Hepler, president of the company that laid out the town.
The first post office in Hepler was established in June, 1871.
Hepler became a significant shipping point of cattle and grain on the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad.
Hepler is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.77 square miles (1.99 km2), of which, 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.(37.661936, -94.968872). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 132 people, 54 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 173.7 inhabitants per square mile (67.1/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 89.5 per square mile (34.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 54 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.
The median age in the city was 44.2 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 31.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 154 people, 59 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 201.3 people per square mile (78.2/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 90.2 per square mile (35.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.81% White, 0.65% African American, 3.90% Native American, and 0.65% from two or more races.
There were 59 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, and 37.3% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.38.
In the city, the population was spread out with 34.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $36,500. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,475. About 10.9% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
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