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South Haven, Kansas
Road signs in South Haven with businesses in background (2009)
Road signs in South Haven with businesses in background (2009)
Location within Sumner County and Kansas
Location within Sumner County and Kansas
KDOT map of Sumner County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sumner
Founded 1872
Incorporated 1887
Named for South Haven, Michigan
Area
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,122 ft (342 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 324
 • Density 324.0/sq mi (125.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67140
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-66650
GNIS ID 470073

South Haven is a city in Sumner County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 324.

History

South Haven was founded in 1872, and was named after South Haven, Michigan. The railroad reached South Haven in 1879.

Geography

South Haven is located at 37°3′1″N 97°24′7″W / 37.05028°N 97.40194°W / 37.05028; -97.40194 (37.050187, -97.401997). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 124
1890 465 275.0%
1900 411 −11.6%
1910 483 17.5%
1920 423 −12.4%
1930 442 4.5%
1940 405 −8.4%
1950 358 −11.6%
1960 408 14.0%
1970 413 1.2%
1980 439 6.3%
1990 420 −4.3%
2000 390 −7.1%
2010 363 −6.9%
2020 324 −10.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 363 people, 142 households, and 97 families living in the city. The population density was 459.5 inhabitants per square mile (177.4/km2). There were 172 housing units at an average density of 217.7 per square mile (84.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 0.3% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.4% of the population.

There were 142 households, of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 29.6% 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 2.56 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 30.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

Education

The community is served by South Haven USD 509 public school district.

Notable people

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