Edwardsville, Kansas

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Edwardsville, Kansas
City
Location of Edwardsville, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°3′48″N 94°48′52″W / 39.06333°N 94.81444°W / 39.06333; -94.81444Coordinates: 39°3′48″N 94°48′52″W / 39.06333°N 94.81444°W / 39.06333; -94.81444
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyWyandotte
Area[1]
 • Total9.36 sq mi (24.24 km2)
 • Land9.04 sq mi (23.41 km2)
 • Water0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
Elevation781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total4,340
 • Estimate (2012[3])4,377
 • Density480.1/sq mi (185.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes66111, 66113
Area code(s)913
FIPS code20-20000[4]
GNIS feature ID0478886[5]
Websiteedwardsvilleks.org
 
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Edwardsville, Kansas
City
Location of Edwardsville, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°3′48″N 94°48′52″W / 39.06333°N 94.81444°W / 39.06333; -94.81444Coordinates: 39°3′48″N 94°48′52″W / 39.06333°N 94.81444°W / 39.06333; -94.81444
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyWyandotte
Area[1]
 • Total9.36 sq mi (24.24 km2)
 • Land9.04 sq mi (23.41 km2)
 • Water0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
Elevation781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total4,340
 • Estimate (2012[3])4,377
 • Density480.1/sq mi (185.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes66111, 66113
Area code(s)913
FIPS code20-20000[4]
GNIS feature ID0478886[5]
Websiteedwardsvilleks.org

Edwardsville is a city in Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States and is part of the "Unified Government" which also contains Kansas City, Kansas, most of Bonner Springs, and roughly half of Lake Quivira. It is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 4,340.[6]

History[edit]

Edwardsville was named for John Edwards, a general passenger agent for the Union Pacific Railroad, who later served as a justice of the peace and state senator from Ellis County, Kansas.[7]

Geography[edit]

Edwardsville is located at 39°03′48″N 94°48′52″W / 39.063428°N 94.814347°W / 39.063428; -94.814347 (39.063428, -94.814347).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.36 square miles (24.24 km2), of which, 9.04 square miles (23.41 km2) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
CensusPop.
19903,979
20004,1464.2%
20104,3404.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 4,340 people, 1,632 households, and 1,107 families residing in the city. The population density was 480.1 inhabitants per square mile (185.4 /km2). There were 1,716 housing units at an average density of 189.8 per square mile (73.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.6% White, 6.0% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.8% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population.

There were 1,632 households of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 4,146 people, 1,568 households, and 1,091 families residing in the city. The population density was 461.1 people per square mile (178.1/km2). There were 1,651 housing units at an average density of 183.6 per square mile (70.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.33% White, 4.94% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 1.76% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.78% of the population.

There were 1,568 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,875, and the median income for a family was $48,225. Males had a median income of $37,806 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,887. About 7.3% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  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 August 15, 2012. 
  7. ^ Rydjord, John (1972). Kansas Place-Names. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. p. 452. ISBN 0-8061-0994-7. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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