Mahaska, Kansas

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Mahaska is a city in Washington County, Kansas, United States. The population was 107 at the 2000 census.



Mahaska is located at 39°59′13″N 97°21′9″W / 39.98694°N 97.3525°W / 39.98694; -97.3525 (39.987024, -97.352376)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 107 people, 39 households, and 31 families residing in the city. The population density was 430.8 people per square mile (165.3/km²). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 197.3/sq mi (75.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.46% White, 0.93% African American, 1.87% Native American, and 3.74% from two or more races.

There were 39 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $20,000 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,162. There were 19.2% of families and 21.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 30.4% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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