Otis, Kansas


Otis, Kansas
Otis, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Otis, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°32′6″N 99°3′8″W / 38.535°N 99.05222°W / 38.535; -99.05222Coordinates: 38°32′6″N 99°3′8″W / 38.535°N 99.05222°W / 38.535; -99.05222
Country United States
State Kansas
County Rush
Area
 – Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 – Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,037 ft (621 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 – Total 282
 – Density 940/sq mi (362.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67565
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-53525[2]
GNIS feature ID 0475495[3]

Otis is a city in Rush County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 282.[1]

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Geography

Otis is located at 38°32′6″N 99°3′8″W / 38.535°N 99.05222°W / 38.535; -99.05222 (38.534933, -99.052088)[4]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1990 385
2000 325 −15.6%
2010 282 −13.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 325 people, 148 households, and 92 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,080.3 people per square mile (418.3/km²). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 565.1 per square mile (218.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.77% White, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.85% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,109, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $18,929 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,290. About 4.5% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.

Industry

The Linde Group, based in Munich, Germany, operates the world's second largest helium production facility in Otis, producing nearly one-sixth of the global supply of the gas.[5] The Otis facility supplies helium to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, sending nearly 400,000 cubic feet (11,000 m3) in 2008 alone.[6]

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