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Norwich, Kansas
City
Norwich IOOF
Norwich IOOF
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
Location within Kingman County and Kansas
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
KDOT map of Kingman County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Kingman
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,496 ft (456 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 491
 • Estimate (2015) 472
 • Density 1,067/sq mi (412.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67118
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-51600
GNIS feature ID 0470274

Norwich is a city in Kingman County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 491.

History

Norwich was founded about 1885. It was named after Norwich, Connecticut.

Geography

Norwich is located at 37°27′28″N 97°50′50″W / 37.45778°N 97.84722°W / 37.45778; -97.84722 (37.457778, -97.847160). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.

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, Norwich has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 301
1900 311 3.3%
1910 392 26.0%
1920 430 9.7%
1930 477 10.9%
1940 411 −13.8%
1950 378 −8.0%
1960 430 13.8%
1970 414 −3.7%
1980 476 15.0%
1990 455 −4.4%
2000 551 21.1%
2010 491 −10.9%
Est. 2015 472 −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 491 people, 176 households, and 114 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,067.4 inhabitants per square mile (412.1/km2). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 443.5 per square mile (171.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.6% African American, 1.0% Native American, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 176 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.41.

The median age in the city was 31.8 years. 37.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 43.6% male and 56.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 551 people, 203 households, and 140 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,187.2 people per square mile (462.5/km²). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 465.4 per square mile (181.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.92% White, 0.18% African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 3.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 203 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,344, and the median income for a family was $47,857. Males had a median income of $39,167 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,268. About 4.1% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

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