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Mount Hope, Kansas
City
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
Location within Sedgwick County and Kansas
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
Area
 • Total 1.48 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Land 1.45 sq mi (3.76 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,440 ft (439 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 813
 • Estimate (2015) 813
 • Density 549.3/sq mi (212.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67108
Area code 316
FIPS code 20-48900
GNIS feature ID 0473810
Website mounthopecity.com

Mount Hope is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 813.

History

Mount Hope was founded in 1874.

Geography

Mount Hope is located at 37°52′9″N 97°39′53″W / 37.86917°N 97.66472°W / 37.86917; -97.66472 (37.869198, -97.664663). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.48 square miles (3.83 km2), of which, 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 241
1900 327 35.7%
1910 519 58.7%
1920 513 −1.2%
1930 466 −9.2%
1940 442 −5.2%
1950 473 7.0%
1960 539 14.0%
1970 665 23.4%
1980 791 18.9%
1990 805 1.8%
2000 830 3.1%
2010 813 −2.0%
Est. 2015 813 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 813 people, 313 households, and 206 families residing in the city. The population density was 560.7 inhabitants per square mile (216.5/km2). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 240.0 per square mile (92.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.1% White, 0.4% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 313 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.2% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% 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 3.09.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 830 people, 301 households, and 217 families residing in the city. The population density was 810.9 people per square mile (314.2/km²). There were 319 housing units at an average density of 311.7 per square mile (120.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.27% White, 0.36% African American, 0.48% Native American, 1.08% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.01% of the population.

There were 301 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 82.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,512, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $36,484 versus $29,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,103. About 5.5% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.


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