Gas, Allen County, Kansas

Gas: City in Kansas, USA

About

Gas is a city located in the county of Allen in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 564 and a population density of 297 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 504 inhabitants.

The city was created 124 years ago in 1897.

Quick Facts about Gas

Population : 504 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Allen County
Different from : jazz
Postal code : 66742
Phone Area Codes : 620
Area : 1.9 km2
Named for : natural gas
Altitude : 1,024 feet / 312 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1898 (124 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:48:10 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 265 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.9% (2010-2020)
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Location of Gas on Kansas map.
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Geography

Gas is located at 37°55'25"N 95°20'46"W (37.9236500, -95.3460900).

Gas map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gas decreased by 11.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 564 - census
2011 556 -1.44% estimation process
2012 551 -0.91% estimation process
2013 538 -2.42% estimation process
2014 529 -1.7% estimation process
2015 520 -1.73% estimation process
2016 517 -0.58% estimation process
2017 512 -0.98% estimation process
2018 508 -0.79% estimation process
2019 501 -1.4% estimation process
2020 504 0.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,796
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,510
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,324
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,481
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.2%
People over 65 (%) : 19.9%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 94.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 879
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.8%

Gas, Gas City

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $71,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $820
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $348
2015-2019 median gross rent : $692
2015-2019 Households : 5,684
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 108,348
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 208,186
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,612
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,201
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,671
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 689
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 332
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 584
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 86
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 510
2010 population per square mile : 1,740.7
2010 land area in square miles : 7.74

People born in Gas (1)

American botanist Ruth Elizabeth Remsberg was born in Gas

Schools in Gas

College & universities near Gas, KS

Code Name City ZIP
154642 Allen County Community College Iola (KS) 66749
155566 Neosho County Community College Chanute (KS) 66720

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gas, KS

Code Name Address Type
LRC Lawrence 413 East 7th Street RAIL

Post offices near Gas

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ga Post Office Gas (KS) 66742
La Har Post Office La Harpe (KS) 66751
Iola Post Office Iola (KS) 66749
Humbold Post Office Humboldt (KS) 66748
Moran Post Office Moran (KS) 66755

Other cities in Allen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Allen County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Iola 769 City in Kansas, USA
La Harpe 531 City in Allen County, Kansas, United States
Moran 509 City in Kansas, United States
Carlyle 270 Unincorporated community in Allen County, Kansas
Humboldt 242 City in Allen County, Kansas, USA
Geneva 115 Unincorporated community in Allen County, Kansas
Savonburg 103 City in Allen County, Kansas, United States of America
Elsmore 67 Township in Allen County, Kansas
Mildred 23 Human settlement in Allen County, Kansas, United States of America
Bassett 23 City in Kansas, United States