Bogue, Kansas

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Bogue is a city in Graham County, Kansas, United States. The population was 179 at the 2000 census.

Bogue was established in 1888 as a railroad town. It was named for Virgil Gay Bogue, an engineer working on the Union Pacific Railroad.



Bogue is located at 39°21′35″N 99°41′18″W / 39.359648°N 99.688282°W / 39.359648; -99.688282 (39.359648, -99.688282).[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.

Bogue is located on K-18, south of U.S. Route 24, on the South Solomon River.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 179 people, 77 households, and 55 families residing in the city. The population density was 685.0 people per square mile (265.8/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 336.8/sq mi (130.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.77% White, 1.68% African American, 0.56% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.68% of the population.

There were 77 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 28.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,458, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,403. About 10.3% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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