Ellinwood, Kansas

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Ellinwood is a city in the southeast corner of Barton County, Kansas, United States. The population was 2,164 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Ellinwood is located at 38°21′22″N 98°34′51″W / 38.356226°N 98.580873°W / 38.356226; -98.580873 (38.356226, -98.580873).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land. The city is situated along the path of the historic Santa Fe Trail. Ellinwood is also located just north of the Arkansas River, roughly in the area where it makes its "great bend" to the southeast en route to its final destination, the Mississippi River.

Area attractions

  • Downtown Underground Tunnels[4]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,164 people, 906 households, and 594 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,996.8 people per square mile (773.6/km2). There were 1,034 housing units at an average density of 954.1/sq mi (369.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.90% White, 0.23% African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.60% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.85% of the population.

There were 906 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.95.

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