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South Hutchinson, Kansas
Official seal of South Hutchinson, Kansas
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Location within Reno County and Kansas
Location within Reno County and Kansas
KDOT map of Reno County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°1′38″N 97°56′23″W / 38.02722°N 97.93972°W / 38.02722; -97.93972Coordinates: 38°1′38″N 97°56′23″W / 38.02722°N 97.93972°W / 38.02722; -97.93972
Country United States
State Kansas
County Reno
Founded 1887
Incorporated 1887
Named for South of Hutchinson
Area
 • Total 2.88 sq mi (7.47 km2)
 • Land 2.84 sq mi (7.36 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
1,529 ft (466 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,457
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,488
 • Density 875.13/sq mi (337.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67505
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-66750
GNIS ID 0477972

South Hutchinson is a city in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Hutchinson. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,457.

History

Founded in 1887 by Benjamin Blanchard of Terre Haute, Indiana.

The first post office in South Hutchinson was established in August 1887.

Geography

South Hutchinson is located at 38°1′38″N 97°56′23″W / 38.02722°N 97.93972°W / 38.02722; -97.93972 (38.027185, -97.939769). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.89 square miles (7.49 km2), of which 2.87 square miles (7.43 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 321
1900 225 −29.9%
1910 387 72.0%
1920 639 65.1%
1930 669 4.7%
1940 915 36.8%
1950 1,045 14.2%
1960 1,672 60.0%
1970 1,879 12.4%
1980 2,226 18.5%
1990 2,444 9.8%
2000 2,539 3.9%
2010 2,457 −3.2%
2019 (est.) 2,488 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,457 people, 1,113 households, and 611 families residing in the city. The population density was 856.1 inhabitants per square mile (330.5/km2). There were 1,207 housing units at an average density of 420.6 per square mile (162.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.9% White, 1.1% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.6% of the population.

There were 1,113 households, of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.1% were non-families. 40.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 47.7 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 26.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.6% male and 54.4% female.

Education

The community is served by Nickerson–South Hutchinson USD 309 public school district.

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