Argonia, Kansas

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Argonia is a city in Sumner County, Kansas, United States. The population was 534 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Argonia is located at 37°15′55″N 97°45′58″W / 37.26528°N 97.76611°W / 37.26528; -97.76611 (37.265299, -97.766123)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 534 people, 225 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 818.4 people per square mile (317.2/km²). There were 255 housing units at an average density of 390.8/sq mi (151.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.82% White, 0.37% African American, 0.37% from other races, and 2.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 225 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,125, and the median income for a family was $38,625. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,060. About 8.9% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

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