Kismet, Kansas
City
Location within Seward County (left) and Kansas (right)
Location within Seward County (left) and Kansas (right)
Coordinates: 37°12′18″N 100°42′4″W / 37.20500°N 100.70111°W / 37.20500; -100.70111Coordinates: 37°12′18″N 100°42′4″W / 37.20500°N 100.70111°W / 37.20500; -100.70111
Country United States
State Kansas
County Seward
Area[1]
   Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
   Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
   Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,782 ft (848 m)
Population (2010)[2]
   Total 459
   Estimate (2012[3]) 468
   Density 1,900/sq mi (740/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
   Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67859
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-37325 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0470634 [5]

Kismet is a city in Seward County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 459.[6]

History

The first post office in Kismet was established in November 1888.[7]

Geography

Kismet is located at 37°12′18″N 100°42′4″W / 37.20500°N 100.70111°W / 37.20500; -100.70111 (37.205043, -100.701081).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop. %
1990 421
2000 484 15.0%
2010 459 5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 459 people, 145 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,912.5 inhabitants per square mile (738.4 /km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 645.8 per square mile (249.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.1% White, 0.7% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 9.4% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.5% of the population.

There were 145 households of which 48.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.7% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.17 and the average family size was 3.64.

The median age in the city was 29.1 years. 37.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 18.2% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 484 people, 159 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,097.0 people per square mile (812.5/km ). There were 172 housing units at an average density of 745.2 per square mile (288.7/km ). The racial makeup of the city was 71.90% White, 1.24% African American, 0.62% Native American, 21.07% from other races, and 5.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.23% of the population.

There were 159 households out of which 54.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.51.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,531, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $25,729 versus $29,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,600. About 10.5% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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