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Population and Housing Narrative Profile
2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates


While the ACS produces sample-based population group and housing estimates used in this report, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program produces and disseminates official estimates of the population for the nation, states, counties, cities and towns, as well as estimates of housing units for states and counties. For more information see: www.census.gov/popest/

Note that for small geographic areas, the sample used for the Narrative Profile may be small as well. Users are encouraged to examine the detailed tables on American FactFinder that are associated with the Narrative Profile text. These tables provide additional information on sampling variability associated with the estimates in this report.

Geography: Gove City, Kansas


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Households and Families

In 2011-2015 there were 44 households in Gove City, Kansas. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Families made up 45 percent of the households in Gove City, Kansas. This figure includes both married-couple families (41 percent) and other families (5 percent). Of other families, less than 0.5 percent are female householder families with no husband present and own children under 18 years. Nonfamily households made up 55 percent of all households in Gove City, Kansas. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

In Gove City, Kansas, 20 percent of all households have one or more people under the age of 18; 32 percent of all households have one or more people 65 years and over.


Types of Households in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Among persons 15 and older, 50 percent of males and 56 percent of females are currently married.

Population 15 years and over Males Females
Never married 15.8 16.7
Now married, except separated 50.0 55.6
Separated 0.0 0.0
Widowed 0.0 16.7
Divorced 34.2 11.1


In Gove City, Kansas, 0 grandparents lived with their grandchildren under 18 years old. Of those grandparents, less than 0.5 percent of them had financial responsibility for their grandchildren.


Nativity and Foreign Born

An estimated 100 percent of the people living in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015 were
native residents of the United States
and 73 percent of these residents were
living in the state in which they were born.


An estimated less than 0.5 percent of the people living in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015 were foreign born. Of the foreign born population, less than 0.5 percent were naturalized U.S. citizens, and less than 0.5 percent entered
the country
before the year 2010. An estimated less than 0.5 percent of the foreign born entered
the country
in 2010 or later.

Foreign born residents of Gove City, Kansas come from different parts of the world.

Region of Birth for the Foreign Born Population in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Language

Among people at least five years old living in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015, less than 0.5 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, less than 0.5 percent spoke Spanish and less than 0.5 percent spoke some other language; less than 0.5 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."


Percent of the Population 5 years and over who Speak a Language other than English in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Geographic Mobility

In 2011-2015, 99 percent of the people at least one year old living in Gove City, Kansas were living in the same residence one year earlier.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Education

In 2011-2015, 100 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 19 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher. An estimated less than 0.5 percent did not complete high school.

The total school enrollment in Gove City, Kansas was 23 in 2011-2015. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 0 and elementary or high school enrollment was 15 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 8.


Educational Attainment of People in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Disability

In Gove City, Kansas, among the civilian noninstitutionalized population in 2011-2015, 14 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 9 percent of people under 18 years old, to 4 percent of people 18 to 64 years old, and to 50 percent of those 65 and over.

Employment Status and Type of Employer

In Gove City, Kansas, 80 percent of the population 16 and over were employed; 19 percent were not currently in the labor force.

An estimated 64 percent of the people employed were private wage and salary workers; 22 percent were federal, state, or local government workers; and 14 percent were self-employed in their own (not incorporated) business.



Class of worker Number Percent
Private wage and salary workers 38 64.4
Federal, state, or local government workers 13 22.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 8 13.6
Industries

In 2011-2015, the civilian employed population 16 years and older in Gove City, Kansas worked in the following industries:



Percent by Industry in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Occupations

Occupations for the civilian employed population 16 years and over in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015:



Civilian employed population 16 years and over Number Percent
Management, business, sciences, and arts occupations 25 42.4
Service occupations 7 11.9
Sales and office occupations 7 11.9
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 17 28.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3 5.1

Commuting to Work

An estimated 83 percent of Gove City, Kansas workers drove to work alone in 2011-2015, and 10 percent carpooled. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 11 minutes to get to work.


Percent of Workers 16 and over Commuting by Mode in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Income

The median income of households in Gove City, Kansas was $49,500. An estimated 14 percent of households had income below $15,000 a year and less than 0.5 percent had income over $150,000 or more.

Median Earnings for Full-Time Year-Round Workers by Sex in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2


An estimated 80 percent of the households received earnings and 5 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. An estimated 32 percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $12,021. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

Proportion of Households with Various Income Sources in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2

Poverty and Participation in Government Programs

In 2011-2015, 4 percent of people were in poverty. An estimated less than 0.5 percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 11 percent of people 65 years old and over. An estimated less than 0.5 percent of all families and percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.


Poverty Rates in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2
Health Insurance

Among the civilian noninstitutionalized population in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015, 75 percent had health insurance coverage and 25 percent did not have health insurance coverage. For those under 18 years of age, 14 percent had no health insurance coverage. The civilian noninstitutionalized population had both private and public health insurance, with 64 percent having private coverage and 29 percent having public coverage.

Population

In 2011-2015, Gove City, Kansas has a total population of 96 -- 51 (53 percent) females and 45 (47 percent) males. The median age was 47.3 years. An estimated 23 percent of the population was under 18 years and 19 percent was 65 years and older.

Age Distribution of People in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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For people reporting one race alone, 100 percent were White; less than 0.5 percent were Black or African American; less than 0.5 percent were American Indian and Alaska Native; less than 0.5 percent were Asian; less than 0.5 percent were Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and less than 0.5 percent were some other race. An estimated less than 0.5 percent reported two or more races. An estimated less than 0.5 percent of the people in Gove City, Kansas were Hispanic. An estimated 100 percent of the people in Gove City, Kansas were White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.


Housing Characteristics

In 2011-2015, Gove City, Kansas had a total of 63 housing units, 30 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 71 percent were in single-unit structures, less than 0.5 percent were in multi-unit structures, and 29 percent were mobile homes. An estimated 6 percent of the housing units were built since 1990.

Types of Housing Units in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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The median number of rooms in all housing units in Gove City, Kansas is 5. Of these housing units, 63 percent have three or more bedrooms.

Occupied Housing Unit Characteristics

In 2011-2015, Gove City, Kansas had 44 occupied housing units - 29 (66 percent) owner occupied and 15 (34 percent) renter occupied. An estimated 295 percent of householders of these units had moved in since 2000. An estimated 3 percent of the owner occupied units had a mortgage. An estimated 5 percent of the households did not have telephone service. An estimated 2 percent had no vehicles available and another 55 percent had three or more.

Homes in Gove City, Kansas were heated in the following ways:

House heating fuel used in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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+this category includes utility, bottled, tank, or LP gas

Housing Costs

The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $ , nonmortgaged owners $338, and renters $ . An estimated less than 0.5 percent of owners with mortgages, 11 percent of owners without mortgages, and 100 percent of renters in Gove City, Kansas spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Gove City, Kansas in 2011-2015
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Explanation of Symbols:
An '-' entry in the estimate column indicates that either no sample observations or too few sample observations were available to compute an estimate, or a ratio of medians cannot be calculated because one or both of the median estimates falls in the lowest interval or upper interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '-' following a median estimate means the median falls in the lowest interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '+' following a median estimate means the median falls in the upper interval of an open-ended distribution.

While the ACS produces sample-based population group and housing estimates used in this report, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program produces and disseminates official estimates of the population for the nation, states, counties, cities and towns, as well as estimates of housing units for states and counties. For more information see: www.census.gov/popest/

Note that for small geographic areas, the sample used for the Narrative Profile may be small as well. Users are encouraged to examine the detailed tables on American FactFinder that are associated with the Narrative Profile text. These tables provide additional information on sampling variability associated with the estimates in this report.