Bonner Springs, Kansas


Bonner Springs, Kansas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Bonner Springs, Kansas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Bonner Springs, Kansas


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Kansas
subdivision_type2 = Counties
subdivision_name2 = Wyandotte, Johnson
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established_title = Trading Post
established_date = 1812
established_title1 = Incorporated
established_date1 = 1898
unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 41.6
area_land_km2 = 40.8
area_water_km2 = 0.8
area_total_sq_mi = 16.1
area_land_sq_mi = 15.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 6768
population_density_km2 = 165.8
population_density_sq_mi = 429.4

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 265
elevation_ft = 869
latd = 39 |latm = 4 |lats = 0 |latNS = N
longd = 94 |longm = 52 |longs = 45 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 66012
area_code = 913
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 20-07975GR|2
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blank1_info = 0478865GR|3
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Bonner Springs is a river city located mostly in Wyandotte, and in parts of Johnson and Leavenworth counties (although the vast majority of the population lives in Wyandotte County) in Kansas and is part of the "Unified Government" which contains Kansas City, Kansas, Bonner Springs, Kansas and Edwardsville, Kansas. The population was 6,768 at the 2000 census. The city is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri.

Geography

Bonner Springs is located at coor dms|39|4|0|N|94|52|45|W|city (39.066707, -94.879132)GR|1 along both banks of the Kaw River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.0 square miles (41.6 km²), of which, 15.8 square miles (40.8 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (1.81%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,768 people, 2,592 households, and 1,824 families residing in the city. The population density was 429.4 people per square mile (165.8/km²). There were 2,754 housing units at an average density of 174.7/sq mi (67.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.20% White, 4.05% African American, 0.84% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 2.70% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.19% of the population. 22.1% were of German, 13.3% American, 12.8% Irish and 10.9% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 2,592 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% 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 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,234, and the median income for a family was $50,476. Males had a median income of $36,390 versus $26,957 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,730. About 6.8% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

Cultural institutions

Bonner Springs contains the Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, a privately-funded charitable institution chartered by the U.S. Congress to "educate society on the historical and present value of American agriculture and to honor leadership in Agri-Business and Academia by providing education, information, experience and recognition." In addition, the Wyandotte County Museum and Historical Society is located within the Wyandotte County Park, in Bonner Springs. The Museum and Trowbridge Archival Library are open to the public free of charge. Its charge is to preserve and educate the history of Wyandotte County and its people.

References

External links

* [http://www.bonnersprings.org/ Official Bonner Springs Website]
* [http://www.lifeisbetter.org/ Bonner Springs/Edwardsville Area Chamber of Commerce]


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