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Kingman, Kansas
Downtown Kingman (2009)
Downtown Kingman (2009)
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kingman
Township Kingman
Founded 1870s
Platted 1874
Incorporated 1883
Named for Samuel Kingman
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
Area
 • Total 3.47 sq mi (9.00 km2)
 • Land 3.46 sq mi (8.97 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
1,522 ft (464 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,177
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,842
 • Density 820.91/sq mi (317.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67068
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-36950
GNIS ID 0473965

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Kingman County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,177.

History

Kingman was laid out in 1874. Like Kingman County, it was named for Samuel A. Kingman, chief justice of the supreme court.

Geography

Kingman is located at 37°38′49″N 98°6′50″W / 37.64694°N 98.11389°W / 37.64694; -98.11389 (37.647024, -98.113805). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.53 square miles (9.14 km2), of which, 3.52 square miles (9.12 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

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, Kingman has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 2,390
1900 1,785 −25.3%
1910 2,570 44.0%
1920 2,407 −6.3%
1930 2,752 14.3%
1940 3,213 16.8%
1950 3,200 −0.4%
1960 3,582 11.9%
1970 3,622 1.1%
1980 3,563 −1.6%
1990 3,196 −10.3%
2000 3,387 6.0%
2010 3,177 −6.2%
2019 (est.) 2,842 −10.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,177 people, 1,346 households, and 810 families living in the city. The population density was 902.6 inhabitants per square mile (348.5/km2). There were 1,546 housing units at an average density of 439.2 per square mile (169.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 1,346 households, of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 40.7 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

Transportation

Bus service is provided daily eastward towards Wichita, Kansas and westward towards Pueblo, Colorado by BeeLine Express (subcontractor of Greyhound Lines).

Education

The community is served by Kingman-Norwich USD 331 public school district, which operates 2 schools in Kingman.

  • Kingman High School
  • Kingman Elementary-Middle School

Private Schools

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