Leona, Kansas

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Leona is a city in Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. The population was 88 at the 2000 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Leona is located at 39°47′9″N 95°19′20″W / 39.78583°N 95.32222°W / 39.78583; -95.32222 (39.785798, -95.322158),[3] along the Wolf River.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 88 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,355.6 people per square mile (566.3/km²). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 477.5/sq mi (199.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.18% White, 5.68% Native American, 1.14% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 29 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.0% were married couples living together, 27.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 10.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 125.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $12,143, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,211. There were 40.0% of families and 58.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 78.6% of under eighteens and 35.7% of those over 64.


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