Rose Hill, Kansas

Rose Hill, Kansas

Rose Hill, Kansas
City
Water tower in Rose Hill (2015)
Water tower in Rose Hill (2015)
Motto: Friendly Faces, Friendly Places...
Location within Butler County and Kansas
Location within Butler County and Kansas
KDOT map of Butler County (legend)
KDOT map of Butler County (legend)
Coordinates: [1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Butler
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Mayor Jason Jones
 • City Clerk Kelly Mendoza
Area[2]
 • Total 2.20 sq mi (5.70 km2)
 • Land 2.20 sq mi (5.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,345 ft (410 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,931
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,932
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67133
Area code 316
FIPS code 20-61250 [1][5]
GNIS feature ID 0474361 [1][6]
Website CityOfRoseHill.com

Rose Hill is a city in Butler County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,931.[7]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • Education 4
    • Primary and secondary education 4.1
  • Notable people 5
  • Further reading 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

History

The first post office in Rose Hill was established in 1874.[8]

Geography

Rose Hill is located at (37.5583517, -97.1350405).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.20 square miles (5.70 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,931 people, 1,288 households, and 1,045 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,786.8 inhabitants per square mile (689.9/km2). There were 1,355 housing units at an average density of 615.9 per square mile (237.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 1,288 households of which 46.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the city was 35.4 years. 30.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 9.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there are 3,432 people, 1,039 households, and 906 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,151.0 people per square mile (828.2/km²). There are 1,098 housing units at an average density of 688.2 per square mile (265.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.91% White, 0.26% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 1.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,039 households out of which 59.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.8% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.25 and the average family size was 3.51.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $75,040. Males had a median income of $47,019 versus $31,082 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,221. About 2.6% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Primary and secondary education

Rose Hill school district serves more than 1,800 students in South Central Kansas.

Rose Hill High School, a part of USD 394, is a 4A high school with an enrollment of 610 students. Rose Hill High School is located on the southern edge of Rose Hill. Students moved into the new facility in October 1995. Rose Hill High School offers a strong college-bound curriculum as well as a general education program. Rose Hill High School sponsors a wide range of student activities for the purpose of providing students with additional opportunities to develop into leaders and citizens. Also as of 2005 Rose Hill High School has become one of the few schools in Kansas to give a laptop to every pupil in the school.

Notable people

Further reading

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Rose Hill, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  4. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  7. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

City
  • City of Rose Hill
  • Rose Hill - Directory of Public Officials
Schools
  • USD 394, local school district
Maps
  • Rose Hill City Map, KDOT