Bonner Springs, Kansas

Coordinates: 39°04′54″N 94°52′39″W / 39.08167°N 94.87750°W / 39.08167; -94.87750
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Bonner Springs, Kansas
Official logo of Bonner Springs, Kansas
Location within Wyandotte County and Kansas
Location within Wyandotte County and Kansas
Coordinates: 39°04′54″N 94°52′39″W / 39.08167°N 94.87750°W / 39.08167; -94.87750[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountiesWyandotte, Johnson, Leavenworth
Settled1812
Platted1855
Incorporated1898
Named forRobert E. Bonner
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
Area
 • Total16.00 sq mi (41.43 km2)
 • Land15.63 sq mi (40.48 km2)
 • Water0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)
Elevation997 ft (304 m)
Population
 • Total7,837
 • Density490/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66012
Area code913
FIPS code20-07975
GNIS ID485548[1]
Interstates
AirportKansas City International Airport
Websitebonnersprings.org

Bonner Springs is a city in Wyandotte, Leavenworth, and Johnson counties, Kansas, United States. It is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.[1] In 2020, 7,837 people lived there.[3] Bonner Springs became a city on November 10, 1898.[4]:321

Geography[change | change source]

Bonner Springs is at 39°03′35″N 94°53′01″W / 39.0597260°N 94.8835754°W / 39.0597260; -94.8835754 (39.0597260, −94.8835754),[1][5] mostly north of the Kansas River. It is mainly in southwestern Wyandotte County. There are small parts of the city going west into Leavenworth County and south across the Kansas River into Johnson County. It is bordered to the north by Kansas City, Kansas, to the east by Edwardsville, and to the south across the Kansas River by Shawnee. Interstate 70, goes through the northern part of the city. I-70 goes east 17 miles (27 km) to Kansas City, Missouri, and west 21 miles (34 km) to Lawrence. US-73 goes north 16 miles (26 km) to Leavenworth, and K-7 goes south to Olathe. K-32 goes through the center of Bonner Springs close to the Kansas River. It goes east 4 miles (6 km) into Edwardsville and west 10 miles (16 km) to Linwood.

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 16.00 square miles (41.43 km2). Of that, 15.63 square miles (40.48 km2) are land and 0.37 square miles (0.95 km2), or 2.3%, are water.[2]

Climate[change | change source]

Bonner Springs has a humid continental climate. They have hot, humid summers and cold, dry winters.[6]

Climate data for Bonner Springs, Kansas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 74
(23)
81
(27)
85
(29)
91
(33)
95
(35)
105
(41)
114
(46)
107
(42)
106
(41)
98
(37)
84
(29)
76
(24)
114
(46)
Average high °F (°C) 38
(3)
45
(7)
56
(13)
67
(19)
76
(24)
84
(29)
89
(32)
88
(31)
80
(27)
69
(21)
54
(12)
42
(6)
67
(19)
Average low °F (°C) 20
(−7)
25
(−4)
35
(2)
45
(7)
55
(13)
64
(18)
69
(21)
67
(19)
58
(14)
47
(8)
35
(2)
24
(−4)
45
(7)
Record low °F (°C) −18
(−28)
−12
(−24)
−8
(−22)
13
(−11)
30
(−1)
43
(6)
48
(9)
46
(8)
30
(−1)
18
(−8)
1
(−17)
−22
(−30)
−22
(−30)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.26
(32)
1.27
(32)
2.74
(70)
3.78
(96)
5.41
(137)
5.22
(133)
4.03
(102)
3.56
(90)
4.69
(119)
3.48
(88)
2.97
(75)
1.76
(45)
40.17
(1,020)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.70
(14.5)
4.00
(10.2)
2.90
(7.4)
0.50
(1.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1.10
(2.8)
3.00
(7.6)
17.20
(43.7)
Source: [7]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900609
19101,447137.6%
19201,59910.5%
19301,83714.9%
19401,8370.0%
19502,27724.0%
19603,17139.3%
19703,88422.5%
19806,26661.3%
19906,4132.3%
20006,7685.5%
20107,3148.1%
20207,8377.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2010-2020[3]

2020 census[change | change source]

The 2020 census says that there were 7,837 people, 3,037 households, and 2,065 families living in Bonner Springs. Of the households, 66.0% owned their home and 34.0% rented their home.

The median age was 37.0 years. Of the people, 76.2% were White, 6.7% were Black, 1.1% were Native American, 0.7% were Asian, 0.2% were Pacific Islanders, 3.8% were from some other race, and 11.3% were two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.2% of the people.[9][10]

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census[11] says that there were 7,314 people, 2,810 households, and 1,917 families living in Bonner Springs.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bonner Springs, Kansas
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2023.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "QuickFacts: Bonner Springs city, Kansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2023.
  4. Morgan, Perl Wilbur (1911). History of Wyandotte County, Kansas: And Its People, Volume 1. The Lewis Publishing Company.
  5. "2017 US Gazetteer files: Places: Kansas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  6. Peel, M. C., Finlayson, B. L., and McMahon, T. A.: Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1633–1644, doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007, 2007.
  7. "Intellicast | Weather Underground".
  8. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  9. "DP1: PROFILE OF GENERAL POPULATION AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2023.
  10. "P16: HOUSEHOLD TYPE". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 30, 2023.
  11. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 6, 2012.

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