Bushton, Kansas

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Bushton is a city in Rice County, Kansas, United States. The population was 314 at the 2000 census.


Bushton is located at 38°30′43″N 98°23′42″W / 38.51194°N 98.395°W / 38.51194; -98.395 (38.511817, -98.395077)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 314 people, 134 households, and 95 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,510.6 people per square mile (577.3/km²). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 760.1/sq mi (290.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.82% White, 1.59% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.87% of the population.

There were 134 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 79.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $47,708. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,125. About 6.3% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.


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