Brookville, Kansas

Brookville is a city in Saline County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 262.[6]

Brookville, Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°46′24″N 97°52′5″W / 38.77333°N 97.86806°W / 38.77333; -97.86806Coordinates: 38°46′24″N 97°52′5″W / 38.77333°N 97.86806°W / 38.77333; -97.86806
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySaline
Platted1870
Incorporated1871
Area
 • Total0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,358 ft (414 m)
Population
 • Total262
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
263
 • Density460/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67425
Area code785
FIPS code20-08575 [4]
GNIS ID0476780 [5]

HistoryEdit

Brookville was laid out in 1870 when the Kansas Pacific Railway was extended to that point.[7] The first post office in Brookville was established in February 1870.[8]

GeographyEdit

Brookville is located at 38°46′24″N 97°52′5″W / 38.77333°N 97.86806°W / 38.77333; -97.86806 (38.773464, -97.868015).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.[1]

ClimateEdit

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Brookville has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1870201
1880511154.2%
1890345−32.5%
1900292−15.4%
1910280−4.1%
1920212−24.3%
193023711.8%
1940221−6.8%
1950213−3.6%
196024615.5%
1970238−3.3%
19802598.8%
1990226−12.7%
200025914.6%
20102621.2%
Est. 2016263[3]0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

It is part of the Salina Micropolitan Statistical Area.[11]

2010 censusEdit

As of the 2010 census,[2] there were 262 people, 101 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 459.6 inhabitants per square mile (177.5/km2). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 198.2 per square mile (76.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 1.5% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 101 households of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 39 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.6% male and 45.4% female.

2000 censusEdit

 
The original schoolhouse

As of the 2000 census,[4] there were 259 people, 104 households, and 74 families residing in the city. The population density was 441.9 people per square mile (169.5/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 196.2 per square mile (75.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.46% White, 0.39% Native American, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.18% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 115.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,250, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $24,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,945. About 9.1% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.6% of those sixty five or over.

EducationEdit

Brookville is served by USD 307 Ell-Saline.[12][13][14] Ell-Saline schools are located in Brookville. The Ell-Saline school mascot is Cardinals.

Prior to school unification as Ell-Saline High School, the Brookville High School mascot was Brookville Cardinals.[15] The Brookville Cardinals won the Kansas State High School boys class BB basketball championship in 1952.[16]

In popular cultureEdit

One scene of the 1980 film Up the Academy was filmed in Brookville, where the boys drive off without paying for fuel.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  7. ^ History of the State of Kansas: Containing a Full Account of Its Growth from an Uninhabited Territory to a Wealthy and Important State. A. T. Andreas. 1883. p. 706.
  8. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Brookville, Kansas
  11. ^ Nussle, Jim (2008-11-20). "Micropolitan Statistical Areas" (PDF). List 1-9. Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. p. 97. Retrieved 2010-04-02.
  12. ^ USD 307
  13. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Saline County School District Map Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ "The good ole days", The Salina Journal, 1 December 1994, p.17.
  16. ^ "Basketball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 3 January 2017.

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