Rossville, Kansas facts for kids
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Downtown Rossville (2006)
|Named for||William Ross|
|• Total||0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)|
|• Land||0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||932 ft (284 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||2,028.88/sq mi (783.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Rossville was founded in 1871. It was named for William W. Ross, a Kansas reporter.
Rossville is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.(39.136559, -95.951255). According to the
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rossville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Rossville is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
At the 2010 census there were 1,151 people in 413 households, including 293 families, in the city. The population density was 1,886.9 inhabitants per square mile (728.5/km2). There were 448 housing units at an average density of 734.4 per square mile (283.6/km2). The racial makup of the city was 92.3% White, 0.7% African American, 4.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9%.
Of the 413 households 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.9% of households were one person and 13.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.15.
The median age was 35.5 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
Rossville was once home to a Summer Collegiate baseball team, the Rossville Rattlers. In 2013, the Rattlers won the National Baseball Congress 19 and Under World Series. The Rattlers played at Joe Campbell Memorial Stadium. The Rattlers were members of the Mid-Plains League The Rossville Rattlers ceased operations at the end of the 2017 season.
The community is served by Kaw Valley USD 321 public school district. It serves portions of the Tri-County area which includes Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Pottawatomie Counties, as well as portions of Jackson County.
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