Belle Plaine, Kansas

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Belle Plaine is a city in Sumner County, Kansas, United States. The population was 1,708 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Belle Plaine is located at 37°23′39″N 97°16′45″W / 37.394214°N 97.279076°W / 37.394214; -97.279076 (37.394214, -97.279076).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Area events

  • Tulip Time Festival

Area attractions

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,708 people, 662 households, and 475 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,105.9 people per square mile (814.2/km2). There were 712 housing units at an average density of 877.9/sq mi (339.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.21% White, 0.06% African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 1.17% from other races, and 4.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.22% of the population.

There were 662 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

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