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Wheaton is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. The population was 92 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Wheaton is located at 39°30′8″N 96°19′4″W / 39.50222°N 96.31778°W / 39.50222; -96.31778 (39.502313, -96.317779)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 92 people, 34 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 629.3 people per square mile (236.8/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 280.5/sq mi (105.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.65% White, 1.09% Asian, and 3.26% from two or more races.

There were 34 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 13.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $17,917 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,402. There were 20.0% of families and 38.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 66.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Founded by the German family, "Kufahl." ==References==

Belvue | Emmett | Havensville | Louisville | Manhattan‡ | Olsburg | Onaga | St. George | St. Marys‡ | Wamego | Westmoreland | Wheaton

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