Melvern, Kansas facts for kids
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|Named for||Malvern Hills|
|• Total||0.36 sq mi (0.92 km2)|
|• Land||0.36 sq mi (0.92 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,014 ft (309 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,050.56/sq mi (405.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
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 living 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.
Parks and Recreation
The community is served by Marais des Cygnes Valley USD 456 public school district. The district high school is Marais des Cygnes Valley High School. Mascot is Trojans.
Prior to school unification, the Melvern High School mascot was Panthers. The Melvern Panthers won the Kansas State High School boys class B basketball championship in 1962.
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