Benedict, Kansas

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Benedict is a city in Wilson County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. The population was 103 at the 2000 census.


Benedict is located at 37°37′37″N 95°44′37″W / 37.62694°N 95.74361°W / 37.62694; -95.74361 (37.627014, -95.743500)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 103 people, 46 households, and 23 families residing in the city. The population density was 700.8 people per square mile (265.1/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 353.8/sq mi (133.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.09% White and 2.91% Native American.

There were 46 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 45.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,842. There were 19.0% of families and 27.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 33.3% of under eighteens and 26.3% of those over 64.


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