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Macksville, Kansas
City
Location within Stafford County and Kansas
Location within Stafford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Stafford County (legend)
KDOT map of Stafford County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Stafford
Area
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,024 ft (617 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 549
 • Estimate (2015) 538
 • Density 549/sq mi (212.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67557
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-43850
GNIS feature ID 0484347

Macksville is a city in Stafford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 549.

History

Macksville was founded about 1885. It was named for George Mack, the first postmaster of Stafford County.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 156
1900 248 59.0%
1910 626 152.4%
1920 753 20.3%
1930 868 15.3%
1940 723 −16.7%
1950 624 −13.7%
1960 546 −12.5%
1970 484 −11.4%
1980 546 12.8%
1990 488 −10.6%
2000 514 5.3%
2010 549 6.8%
Est. 2015 538 −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 549 people, 197 households, and 144 families residing in the city. The population density was 549.0 inhabitants per square mile (212.0/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 230.0 per square mile (88.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.3% White, 1.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 16.0% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.7% of the population.

There were 197 households of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.9% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the city was 32 years. 33% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 21.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 514 people, 191 households, and 127 families residing in the city. The population density was 513.1 people per square mile (198.5/km²). There were 227 housing units at an average density of 226.6 per square mile (87.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 81.71% White, 1.36% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 14.59% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.54% of the population.

There were 191 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 15.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $36,458. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $18,036 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,594. About 11.6% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.2% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.


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