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Rossville, KS

Rossville, Kansas
Downtown Rossville (2006)
Downtown Rossville (2006)
Location within Shawnee County and Kansas
Location within Shawnee County and Kansas
KDOT map of Shawnee County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°8′12″N 95°57′5″W / 39.13667°N 95.95139°W / 39.13667; -95.95139Coordinates: 39°8′12″N 95°57′5″W / 39.13667°N 95.95139°W / 39.13667; -95.95139[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyShawnee
Founded1871
Incorporated1881
Named forWilliam Ross
Area
 • Total0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation929 ft (283 m)
Population
 • Total1,105
 • Density2,000/sq mi (770/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66533
Area code785
FIPS code20-61400 [1]
GNIS ID478436 [1]
Websiterossvillekansas.us

Rossville is a city in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2020 census, the population of the city was 1,105.[3]

History

Rossville was founded in 1871.[4] It was named for William W. Ross, a Kansas reporter.[5]

Geography

Rossville is located at 39°8′12″N 95°57′5″W / 39.13667°N 95.95139°W / 39.13667; -95.95139 (39.136559, -95.951255).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.[7]

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rossville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[8]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880323
189042030.0%
190055532.1%
191067221.1%
1920664−1.2%
19307015.6%
1940601−14.3%
1950577−4.0%
196079738.1%
197093417.2%
19801,04511.9%
19901,0520.7%
20001,014−3.6%
20101,15113.5%
20201,105−4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

Rossville is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 1,151 people in 413 households, including 293 families, in the city. The population density was 1,886.9 inhabitants per square mile (728.5/km2). There were 448 housing units at an average density of 734.4 per square mile (283.6/km2). The racial makup of the city was 92.3% White, 0.7% African American, 4.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9%.[9]

Of the 413 households 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.9% of households were one person and 13.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age was 35.5 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census, there were 1,014 people in 383 households, including 279 families, in the city. The population density was 2,075.2 people per square mile (799.0/km2). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 841.1 per square mile (323.9/km2). The racial makup of the city was 94.48% White, 1.68% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.89% from other races, and 2.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.37% of the population.

Of the 383 households 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 24.0% of households were one person and 12.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.

The age distribution was 27.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.

The median household income was $44,118 and the median family income was $53,333. Males had a median income of $37,917 versus $25,347 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,103. About 2.2% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The community is served by Kaw Valley USD 321 public school district. It serves portions of the Tri-County area which includes Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Pottawatomie Counties, as well as portions of Jackson County.

Sports

Rossville was once home to a Summer Collegiate baseball team, the Rossville Rattlers. In 2013, the Rattlers won the National Baseball Congress 19 and Under World Series. The Rattlers played at Joe Campbell Memorial Stadium.[10] The Rattlers were members of the Mid-Plains League The Rossville Rattlers ceased operations at the end of the 2017 season.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Rossville, Kansas", Geographic Names Information System, United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Profile of Rossville, Kansas in 2020". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 8, 2022. Retrieved June 8, 2022.
  4. ^ Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Historical Society. 1916. p. 293.
  5. ^ Capace, Nancy (1 June 2000). Encyclopedia of Kansas. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 259. ISBN 978-0-403-09312-0.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Rossville, Kansas
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  10. ^ Rossville Rattlers

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