Garnett, Kansas

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Garnett, Kansas
—  City  —
Anderson County Courthouse, 2009
Location of Garnett, Kansas
Detailed map of Garnett, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°16′58″N 95°14′27″W / 38.28278°N 95.24083°W / 38.28278; -95.24083Coordinates: 38°16′58″N 95°14′27″W / 38.28278°N 95.24083°W / 38.28278; -95.24083
Country United States
State Kansas
CountyAnderson
Area
 • Total3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
 • Land3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total3,415
 • Density1,100/sq mi (430/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code66032
Area code(s)785
FIPS code20-25925[2]
GNIS feature ID0477665[3]
WebsiteGarnetKS.net
 
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Garnett, Kansas
—  City  —
Anderson County Courthouse, 2009
Location of Garnett, Kansas
Detailed map of Garnett, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°16′58″N 95°14′27″W / 38.28278°N 95.24083°W / 38.28278; -95.24083Coordinates: 38°16′58″N 95°14′27″W / 38.28278°N 95.24083°W / 38.28278; -95.24083
Country United States
State Kansas
CountyAnderson
Area
 • Total3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
 • Land3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total3,415
 • Density1,100/sq mi (430/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code66032
Area code(s)785
FIPS code20-25925[2]
GNIS feature ID0477665[3]
WebsiteGarnetKS.net

Garnett is a city in and the county seat of Anderson County, Kansas, United States.[4] As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,415.[1]

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Geography

Garnett is located at 38°16′58″N 95°14′27″W / 38.282652°N 95.240906°W / 38.282652; -95.240906 (38.282652, -95.240906).[5] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), of which, 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.92%) is water.

Garnett is famous for its fossil founds from the late Carboniferous period. The lagerstätte is about 300 million years old and contains some of the earliest reptiles on earth.

History

The city includes three places listed on the National Register of Historic Places:[6]

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
19903,210
20003,3684.9%
20103,4151.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

Garnett's population was estimated to be 3,280 in the year 2006, a decrease of 92, or -2.7%, over the previous six years.[7]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,368 people, 1,439 households, and 886 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,124.6 people per square mile (434.9/km2). There were 1,597 housing units at an average density of 533.2 per square mile (206.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.97% White, 0.39% African American, 1.04% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.

There were 1,439 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 34.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,518, and the median income for a family was $38,095. Males had a median income of $31,175 versus $19,858 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,265. About 9.2% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

Rail

The area has one railroad, six freight lines and six interstate carriers.

Roads

Garnett is at the crossroads of U.S. Route 59, U.S. Route 169 and K-31. Interstate 35 is located 19 miles north of here and Interstate 70 is approximately 50 miles away.

Air

The Garnett Industrial Airport is located along U.S. 169. The nearest international air service is at the Kansas City International Airport, 90 miles away.

Bike

There is a bike path. Prairie Spirit Trail State Park

Notable people

See also

Further reading

Anderson County
Kansas

References

  1. ^ a b "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL2.ST13&prodType=table. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html. 
  7. ^ "Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php.  Annual estimates of the population to 2006-07-01. Released 2007-06-28. Population change is from 2000-07-01 to 2006-07-01.
  8. ^ The History Of Anderson County, Kansas, From Its First Settlement To The Fourth Of July, 1876; 1877.
  9. ^ Plat Book Of Anderson County, Kansas, Compiled From County Records And Actual Survey; 1901.
  10. ^ Kansas: A Cyclopedia Of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc - Vol 1; 1912.
  11. ^ Kansas: A Cyclopedia Of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc - Vol 2; 1912.
  12. ^ Kansas: A Cyclopedia Of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc - Vol 3; 1912.
  13. ^ History Of The State of Kansas; 1883.

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