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Mission Woods, Kansas
City
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
Location within Johnson County and Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Area
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 906 ft (276 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 178
 • Estimate (2012) 181
 • Density 1,780.0/sq mi (687.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66205
Area code 913
FIPS code 20-47425
GNIS ID 0479023
Website City Website

Mission Woods is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 178.

History

Mission Woods had its start in the 1930s when J.C. Nichols laid out the subdivision and started building. It was named from a Native American mission established at the site in the 19th century, and from the scenic wooded setting.

Mission Woods became a Google Fiber "fiberhood" in 2014, with installation and service beginning.

Geography

Mission Woods is located at 39°1′59″N 94°36′47″W / 39.03306°N 94.61306°W / 39.03306; -94.61306 (39.033188, -94.613003). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 205
1960 243 18.5%
1970 237 −2.5%
1980 213 −10.1%
1990 182 −14.6%
2000 165 −9.3%
2010 178 7.9%
Est. 2015 182 2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 178 people, 77 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,780.0 inhabitants per square mile (687.3/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 800.0 per square mile (308.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.6% African American, and 1.7% Asian.

There were 77 households of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.0% 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 2.31 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 54.5 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 165 people, 77 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,519.6 people per square mile (579.2/km²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 718.3 per square mile (273.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.97% White, 1.82% African American, 1.21% from other races.

There were 77 households out of which 16.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.9% 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 2.14 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city, the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 1.8% from 18 to 24, 10.3% from 25 to 44, 42.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $106,885, and the median income for a family was $181,456. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $60,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $68,713. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

Libraries

The Johnson County Library serves residents of Mission Woods.


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