Wilsey, Kansas

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Wilsey is a city in Morris County, Kansas, United States. The population was 191 at the 2000 census.

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History

An agricultural-based community, Wilsey was named after pioneer John D. Wilsey. In the early 1880s, the Missouri Pacific Railroad was built through the county, at which time Wilsey established the city. The community once supported a business district and schools.

Geography

Wilsey is located at 38°38′12″N 96°40′34″W / 38.636595°N 96.676220°W / 38.636595; -96.676220 (38.636595, -96.676220).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 191 people, 77 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 696.6 people per square mile (273.1/km2). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 313.7/sq mi (123.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.38% White and 2.62% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 77 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.15.

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