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McDonald, Kansas
City
Location within Rawlins County and Kansas
Location within Rawlins County and Kansas
KDOT map of Rawlins County (legend)
KDOT map of Rawlins County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Rawlins
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,363 ft (1,025 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 160
 • Estimate (2015) 159
 • Density 730/sq mi (281/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67745
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-43750
GNIS feature ID 0470987

McDonald is a city in Rawlins County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 160.

History

A post office was opened in Celia (an extinct town) in 1880, but it was moved to McDonald in 1888. McDonald was named for Rice McDonald, a landowner.

Geography

McDonald is located at 39°47′7″N 101°22′14″W / 39.78528°N 101.37056°W / 39.78528; -101.37056 (39.785196, -101.370435). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all land.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, McDonald has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

According weather data tallied between July 1, 1985 and June 30, 2015 for every location in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's official climate database, McDonald, Kansas, is the snowiest place in the state of Kansas with an average of 37.6 inches of snow per year.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 341
1930 442 29.6%
1940 425 −3.8%
1950 426 0.2%
1960 225 −47.2%
1970 269 19.6%
1980 239 −11.2%
1990 184 −23.0%
2000 159 −13.6%
2010 160 0.6%
Est. 2015 159 −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 160 people, 77 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 727.3 inhabitants per square mile (280.8/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 445.5 per square mile (172.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.3% of the population.

There were 77 households of which 16.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.5% 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 2.08 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the city was 53.5 years. 18.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.5% were from 25 to 44; 35.7% were from 45 to 64; and 25.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 159 people, 80 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 864.9 people per square mile (341.1/km²). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 592.9 per square mile (233.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.37% White and 0.63% Native American.

There were 80 households out of which 18.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.5% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 27.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the city, the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 18.9% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,139, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $33,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,790. About 13.3% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.1% of those sixty five or over.

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