Powhattan, Kansas

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Powhattan is a city in Brown County, Kansas, United States. The population was 91 at the 2000 census. The city was named for the father of Pocahontas and was originally a stagecoach station named Locknane.[3]


Powhattan is located at 39°45′44″N 95°38′1″W / 39.76222°N 95.63361°W / 39.76222; -95.63361 (39.762087, -95.633653)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 91 people, 41 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 686.2 people per square mile (270.3/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 331.8/sq mi (130.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.11% White, 7.69% Native American, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.30% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 82.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,500, and the median income for a family was $29,167. Males had a median income of $28,542 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,147. There were no families and 12.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


Everest | Fairview | Hamlin | Hiawatha | Horton | Morrill | Powhattan | Reserve | Robinson | Sabetha‡ | Willis

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