Horace, Kansas

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Horace is a city in Greeley County, Kansas, United States. The population was 143 at the 2000 census.

The city is named after Horace Greeley of Chappaqua, New York, editor of the New York Tribune.



On November 6, 2007, voters in rural Greeley County and in Tribune approved a consolidation of the county and the city.[3] Horace, however, decided against consolidation.[4]


Horace is located at 38°28′36″N 101°47′27″W / 38.47667°N 101.79083°W / 38.47667; -101.79083 (38.476692, -101.790853)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 143 people, 55 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 592.3 people per square mile (230.1/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 273.4/sq mi (106.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.41% White, 0.70% African American, 2.80% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.38% of the population.

There were 55 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 123.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.7 males.

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