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Minneola, Kansas
City
Reformed Presbyterian church
Reformed Presbyterian church
Location within Clark County and Kansas
Location within Clark County and Kansas
KDOT map of Clark County (legend)
KDOT map of Clark County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Clark
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,549 ft (777 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 745
 • Estimate (2015) 707
 • Density 1,620/sq mi (626.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67865
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-47150
GNIS feature ID 0470690
Website MinneolaKansas.com

Minneola is a city in Clark County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 745.

History

Minneola was founded in 1887. Its name is a combination of that of Minnie Davis and Ola Watson, the wives of pioneer settlers. A post office first established in 1885 in Appleton (an extinct town) was moved to Minneola in 1888.

Geography

Minneola is located at 37°26′29″N 100°0′52″W / 37.44139°N 100.01444°W / 37.44139; -100.01444 (37.441260, -100.014406). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all land. The city is roughly five blocks by eight blocks in size; everything is within walking or biking distance.

Climate

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 348
1920 493 41.7%
1930 617 25.2%
1940 490 −20.6%
1950 660 34.7%
1960 679 2.9%
1970 630 −7.2%
1980 712 13.0%
1990 705 −1.0%
2000 717 1.7%
2010 745 3.9%
Est. 2015 707 −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 745 people, 289 households, and 194 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,619.6 inhabitants per square mile (625.3/km2). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 726.1 per square mile (280.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.5% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.2% of the population.

There were 289 households of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 42.9 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 23.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.0% male and 55.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 717 people, 283 households, and 196 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,611.0 people per square mile (615.2/km2). There were 319 housing units at an average density of 716.7 per square mile (273.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.47% White, 0.28% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

There were 283 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,019, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $28,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,498. About 14.4% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 18.9% of those age 65 or over.


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