Tipton, Kansas facts for kids
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|Named for||Tipton, Iowa|
|• Total||0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)|
|• Land||0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,601 ft (488 m)|
|• Density||772/sq mi (296.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Tipton was originally called Pittsburg, and under the latter name was founded in 1872. When it was later realized that another Pittsburg, Kansas existed, the name was changed to Tipton after Tipton, Iowa, the former home of a local resident.
Tipton is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.(39.339380, -98.470155). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 210 people, 98 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 807.7 inhabitants per square mile (311.9/km2). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 446.2 per square mile (172.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White and 1.9% Asian.
There were 98 households, of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 1.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.8% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 47 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 29% were from 45 to 64; and 24.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.8% male and 45.2% female.
Previously it operated Tipton Elementary School and Tipton Junior High School.
Tipton Catholic High School is located in the community.
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