Melvern, Kansas facts for kids
Location within Osage County and Kansas
KDOT map of Osage County (legend)
|• Total||0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)|
|• Land||0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,014 ft (309 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||377|
|• Density||1,100/sq mi (423.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0477555|
The first post office in Melvern was established in June 1870.
Melvern is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all land.(38.507446, -95.638332). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Melvern is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2010, there were 385 people, 159 households, and 109 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,100.0 inhabitants per square mile (424.7/km2). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 525.7 per square mile (203.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.8% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.
There were 159 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.86.
The median age in the city was 40.8 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 429 people, 173 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,297.3 people per square mile (501.9/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 610.9 per square mile (236.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.14% White, 0.70% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.
There were 173 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,321, and the median income for a family was $50,833. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $17,143 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,206. About 5.3% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.
Parks and Recreation
- Melvern Lake
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