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New Cambria, Kansas
City
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,194 ft (364 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 126
 • Estimate (2015) 126
 • Density 573/sq mi (221.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67470
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-50300
GNIS feature ID 0476643

New Cambria is a city in Saline County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 126.

History

New Cambria was named after Cambria County, Pennsylvania, the native home of an early settler.

The first post office in New Cambria was established in June 1873.

Geography

New Cambria is located at 38°52′43″N 97°30′21″W / 38.87861°N 97.50583°W / 38.87861; -97.50583 (38.878504, -97.505730). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 47
1920 127
1930 130 2.4%
1940 144 10.8%
1950 160 11.1%
1960 187 16.9%
1970 160 −14.4%
1980 175 9.4%
1990 152 −13.1%
2000 150 −1.3%
2010 126 −16.0%
Est. 2015 126 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

It is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 126 people, 56 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 572.7 inhabitants per square mile (221.1/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 318.2 per square mile (122.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.8% Native American, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 56 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 33.4% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 150 people, 57 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,463.7 people per square mile (579.2/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 644.0 per square mile (254.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.67% White, 1.33% African American, and 2.00% from two or more races.

There were 57 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 123.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $40,500. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,218. There were 2.0% of families and 5.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 9.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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