is a city in Sedgwick County
Sedgwick County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. The county's population was 498,365 for the 2010 census. The largest city and county seat is Wichita. The county was named after General John Sedgwick...
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, United States
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. It is a suburb of Wichita
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. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,826.
In 1887, the Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway Company built a branch line north-south from Herington
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through Haysville to Caldwell
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. It was renamed in 1891 to Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway which shut down in 1980, renamed in 1980 to Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas Railroad
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, merged in 1988 to Missouri Pacific Railroad
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, merged in 1997 to the current Union Pacific Railroad
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. Most locals still refer to this railroad as the "Rock Island".
Haysville is located at 37°33′50"N 97°21′11"W (37.563787, -97.353044). According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km²), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.1 km²) of it is land and 0.28% is water.
- Haysville Fall Festival. The annual three day event takes place in and around Riggs Park. The Fall Festival celebrated its 26th year on October 14–16 in 2010.
As of the census
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of 2000, there were 8,502 people, 3,021 households, and 2,350 families residing in the city. The population density
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was 2,422.8 people per square mile (935.2/km²). There were 3,167 housing units at an average density of 902.5 per square mile (348.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.86% White, 0.53% African American, 1.14% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.41% from other races
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, and 2.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.20% of the population.
There were 3,021 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples
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living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $46,667, and the median income for a family was $50,118. Males had a median income of $37,626 versus $23,681 for females. The per capita income
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for the city was $18,484. About 2.9% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.
The Haysville government consists of a mayor and eight council members. The council meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7PM.
The city of Haysville is served by Haysville USD 261
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- Campus High School
Campus High School is a fully accredited public high school located in Haysville, Kansas, serving students in grades 9-12. The current principal is Myron Regier. Campus High School is the only high school within the school limits of Haysville, Kansas. The school colors are black and white with an...
, located in Wichita, but serves as the High School of Haysville, Kansas USD 261.
- Haysville Middle School
- Haysville West Middle School
- Freeman Elementary
- Nelson Elementary
- Oatville Elementary
- Prairie Elementary
- Rex Elementary
- Ruth Clark Elementary