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Barnes, Kansas

Barnes, Kansas
City
Location of Barnes, Kansas
Location of Barnes, Kansas
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Kansas
County Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,332 ft (406 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 159
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 158
 • Density 935.3/sq mi (361.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66933
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-04250[4]
GNIS feature ID 0473152[5]
Website BarnesKS.net

Barnes is a city in Washington County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 159.[6]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • Notable people 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

Barnes was originally called Elm Grove when it was founded in 1870.[7] It was renamed Barnes in 1876 in honor of A. S. Barnes, a major stockholder.[7][8]

Barnes was a station and shipping point on the Missouri Pacific Railroad.[9]

Geography

Barnes is located at (39.711525, -96.873094).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), of which, 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 159 people, 71 households, and 45 families residing in the city. The population density was 935.3 inhabitants per square mile (361.1/km2). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 523.5 per square mile (202.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 1.3% Native American, and 3.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 71 households of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 44.2 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 152 people, 74 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 886.2 people per square mile (345.2/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 577.2 per square mile (224.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.03% White, 0.66% Asian, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 74 households out of which 14.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 34.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,682, and the median income for a family was $26,023. Males had a median income of $24,286 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,446. About 4.4% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 4.5% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people

  • Omar Knedlik, (1915–1989), inventor of the ICEE frozen drink, Barnes, Kansas.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 3, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 312. 
  8. ^ Rydjord, John (1972). Kansas Place-Names. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. p. 456.  
  9. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc.. Standard Publishing Company. p. 152. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  

External links

City
  • City of Barnes
  • Barnes - Directory of Public Officials
Schools
  • USD 223, local school district
Maps
  • Barnes City Map, KDOT
  • Washington County Map, KDOT
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