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Downtown Mayetta (2007)
|Named for||Mary Lunger|
|• Total||0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)|
|• Land||0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,191 ft (363 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||2,047.34/sq mi (790.89/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Mayetta was laid out and platted in 1886. It was named for Mary Henrietta Lunger, the young daughter of the town's founder who had died some time before.
The first post office in Mayetta was established in February 1886.
Mayetta is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.(39.338776, -95.721943). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 341 people, 125 households, and 85 families living in the city. The population density was 2,005.9 inhabitants per square mile (774.5/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 770.6 per square mile (297.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.1% White, 1.5% African American, 11.1% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 5.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 125 households, of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.15.
The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
- Minnie Evans, leader of the Potawatomi Nation, was born in Mayetta.
- Bill James, baseball writer and expert grew up in Mayetta.
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