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Parkerville, Kansas
Location within Morris County and Kansas
Location within Morris County and Kansas
KDOT map of Morris County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Morris
Incorporated 1871
Named for Charles Parker
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
Area
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,355 ft (413 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 46
 • Density 354/sq mi (139/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-54575
GNIS ID 476886

Parkerville is a city in Morris County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 46.

History

A post office was established in Parkersville on August 9, 1870, then renamed to Parkerville on June 23, 1892. The post office closed on October 31, 1953. The city was incorporated as Parkerville in 1871.

Parkerville was named for Charles G. Parker, a pioneer settler.

Geography

Parkerville is located at 38°45′53″N 96°39′45″W / 38.76472°N 96.66250°W / 38.76472; -96.66250 (38.764622, -96.662441). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 202
1900 146 −27.7%
1910 157 7.5%
1920 144 −8.3%
1930 127 −11.8%
1940 105 −17.3%
1950 78 −25.7%
1960 59 −24.4%
1970 25 −57.6%
1980 42 68.0%
1990 28 −33.3%
2000 73 160.7%
2010 59 −19.2%
2020 46 −22.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 59 people, 25 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 491.7 inhabitants per square mile (189.8/km2). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 266.7 per square mile (103.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.4% White, 13.6% from other races, and 5.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.6% of the population.

There were 25 households, of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 37.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

Education

The community is served by Rural Vista USD 481 public school district.

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