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Oak Hill, Kansas
Location within Clay County and Kansas
Location within Clay County and Kansas
KDOT map of Clay County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Clay
Platted 1872
Incorporated 1925
Area
 • Total 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
 • Land 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,266 ft (386 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 24
 • Density 480/sq mi (185/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67432
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-51700
GNIS ID 476300

Oak Hill is a city in Clay County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 24.

History

Oak Hill was laid out in 1872.

A post office was opened in 1871 in Oak Hill (also historically spelled Oakhill), and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.

In 1887, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway built a branch line from Neva (3 miles west of Strong City) through Oak Hill to Superior, Nebraska. In 1996, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway merged with Burlington Northern Railroad and renamed to the current BNSF Railway. Most locals still refer to this railroad as the "Santa Fe".

Geography

Oak Hill is located at 39°14′47″N 97°20′32″W / 39.24639°N 97.34222°W / 39.24639; -97.34222 (39.246477, -97.342351). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 147
1940 147 0.0%
1950 92 −37.4%
1960 69 −25.0%
1970 41 −40.6%
1980 35 −14.6%
1990 13 −62.9%
2000 35 169.2%
2010 24 −31.4%
2020 24 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 24 people, 11 households, and 7 families living in the city. The population density was 480.0 inhabitants per square mile (185.3/km2). There were 19 housing units at an average density of 380.0 per square mile (146.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.8% White and 4.2% from two or more races.

There were 11 households, of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 12.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.4% were from 25 to 44; 37.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

Education

The community is served by Clay County USD 379 public school district.

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