Satanta, Kansas
City
Nickname(s): "Chief of the Southwest"
Location of Satanta, Kansas
Location of Satanta, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°26′12″N 100°59′15″W / 37.43667°N 100.98750°W / 37.43667; -100.98750Coordinates: 37°26′12″N 100°59′15″W / 37.43667°N 100.98750°W / 37.43667; -100.98750
Country United States
State Kansas
County Haskell
Area[1]
   Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
   Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
   Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,949 ft (899 m)
Population (2010)[2]
   Total 1,133
   Estimate (2012[3]) 1,155
   Density 1,920.3/sq mi (741.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
   Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67870
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-63150[4]
GNIS feature ID 0484330[5]
Website City Website

Satanta is a city in Haskell County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,133.[6] Every year there is a celebration of Satanta's Indian heritage called Satanta Day.[7]

History

The town is named after Kiowa Chief Satanta.[8]

The first post office in Santana was established in October 1912.[9]

Geography

Satanta is located at 37°26′12″N 100°59′15″W / 37.43667°N 100.98750°W / 37.43667; -100.98750 (37.436602, -100.987509)[10]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate

According to the K ppen Climate Classification system, Satanta has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[11]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop. %
1990 1,073
2000 1,239 15.5%
2010 1,133 8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,133 people, 424 households, and 294 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,920.3 inhabitants per square mile (741.4 /km2). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 779.7 per square mile (301.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.6% White, 0.8% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 12.8% from other races, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.1% of the population.

There were 424 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the city was 37 years. 29% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,239 people, 431 households, and 324 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,664.4 people per square mile (1,017.8/km ). There were 470 housing units at an average density of 1,010.7 per square mile (386.1/km ). The racial makeup of the city was 82.57% White, 0.40% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 12.91% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.94% of the population.

There were 431 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,139, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $30,846 versus $19,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,392. About 9.9% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 17.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

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 September 5, 2011. 
  7. ^ Satanta Chamber of Commerce. "Santana Day". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Satanta, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Satanta, Kansas

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