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Westmoreland, Kansas
City
Pottawatomie County Court House (2009)
Pottawatomie County Court House (2009)
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Pottawatomie
Area
 • Total 0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Land 0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 778
 • Estimate (2012) 784
 • Density 1,496/sq mi (576.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 66426, 66549
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-77200
GNIS feature ID 0476096
Website City Website

Westmoreland is a city in and the county seat of Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 778.

History

Westmoreland was platted in 1871. It was named after Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Geography

Westmoreland is located at 39°23′41″N 96°24′51″W / 39.39472°N 96.41417°W / 39.39472; -96.41417 (39.394770, -96.414154). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 478
1900 620 29.7%
1910 484 −21.9%
1920 386 −20.2%
1930 501 29.8%
1940 532 6.2%
1950 416 −21.8%
1960 460 10.6%
1970 485 5.4%
1980 598 23.3%
1990 541 −9.5%
2000 631 16.6%
2010 778 23.3%
Est. 2015 774 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Westmoreland is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 778 people, 301 households, and 192 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,496.2 inhabitants per square mile (577.7/km2). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 648.1 per square mile (250.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 301 households of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 631 people, 262 households, and 171 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,200.8 people per square mile (459.7/km²). There were 293 housing units at an average density of 557.6 per square mile (213.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.42% White, 0.32% Native American, 0.48% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.58% of the population.

There were 262 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,583, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $19,844 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,290. About 5.2% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.

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