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|Named for||Solomon River|
|• Total||0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)|
|• Land||0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,171 ft (357 m)|
|• Density||1,155/sq mi (445.3/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The first post office at Solomon was established in October, 1860.
Solomon was founded in 1866. It was named from its position near the mouth of the Solomon River. Solomon was incorporated as a city in 1871.
Solomon is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2), all of it land.(38.918578, -97.369665). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
The Saline County portion of Solomon is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,095 people, 433 households, and 295 families living in the city. The population density was 1,288.2 inhabitants per square mile (497.4/km2). There were 465 housing units at an average density of 547.1 per square mile (211.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 433 households, of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.08.
The median age in the city was 36.4 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
Solomon Corporation is the largest employer in Solomon. It is the largest rebuilder of oil-filled transformers in the United States.
The community is served by Solomon USD 393 public school district.
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