Sun City, Kansas

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Sun City, Kansas
Location within Barber County and Kansas
Location within Barber County and Kansas
KDOT map of Barber County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°22′45″N 98°55′3″W / 37.37917°N 98.91750°W / 37.37917; -98.91750Coordinates: 37°22′45″N 98°55′3″W / 37.37917°N 98.91750°W / 37.37917; -98.91750
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyBarber
Founded1872
Area
 • Total0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,670 ft (509 m)
Population
 • Total53
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
52
 • Density380/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67143
Area code620
FIPS code20-69275[4]
GNIS feature ID0470423[5]

Sun City is a city in Barber County, Kansas, United States, along the Medicine Lodge River. As of the 2010 census, 53 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Sun City was founded in 1872.[7] The first post office in Sun City was founded in August 1873.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Sun City is at 37°22′45″N 98°55′03″W / 37.379041°N 98.917485°W / 37.379041; -98.917485 (37.379041, -98.917485).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

Sun City has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system says that Sun City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[10]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
188081
1930404
1940305−24.5%
1950231−24.3%
1960188−18.6%
1970119−36.7%
198085−28.6%
1990883.5%
200081−8.0%
201053−34.6%
2016 (est.)52[3]−1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the 2010 census says that there were 53 people, 23 households, and 16 families living in the city.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  7. "Barber County". Blue Skyways. Kansas State Library. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  8. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2014.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. Climate Summary for Sun City, Kansas

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