- Quinter, Kansas
official_name = Quinter, Kansas
imagesize = 250px
image_caption = View of Quinter from I-70
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Quinter, Kansas
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Gove
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 2.5
area_land_km2 = 2.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.0
area_land_sq_mi = 1.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 961
population_density_km2 = 377.6
population_density_sq_mi = 978.0
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 812
elevation_ft = 2664
latd = 39 |latm = 3 |lats = 57 |latNS = N
longd = 100 |longm = 14 |longs = 13 |longEW = W
Quinter is a city in Gove County,
Kansas, United States. The population was 961 at the 2000 census. Castle Rock is located south of the city. The city received some slight national publicity in November 2006 when longtime resident Waldo McBurney, age 104, was proclaimed the oldest worker in the United States [http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/news/state/15912412.htm] .
Quinter is located at coor dms|39|3|57|N|100|14|13|W|city (39.065706, -100.236828)GR|1. I-70 passes just outside of the city.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 961 people, 393 households, and 257 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 978.0 people per square mile (378.6/km²). There were 463 housing units at an average density of 471.2/sq mi (182.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.40% White, 0.10% African American, 0.31% Asian, 0.94% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.
There were 393 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 19.0% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 31.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 81.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,098, and the median income for a family was $41,111. Males had a median income of $25,313 versus $17,292 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $15,588. About 5.4% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.
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