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Claflin, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Claflin, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°31′30″N 98°32′14″W / 38.525°N 98.53722°W / 38.525; -98.53722Coordinates: 38°31′30″N 98°32′14″W / 38.525°N 98.53722°W / 38.525; -98.53722
Country United States
State Kansas
County Barton
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,811 ft (552 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 705
 - Density 2,120.3/sq mi (818.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67525
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-13425[1]
GNIS feature ID 0475531[2]

Claflin is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. The population was 705 at the 2000 census.



Claflin is located at 38°31′30″N 98°32′14″W / 38.524996°N 98.537128°W / 38.524996; -98.537128 (38.524996, -98.537128).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 705 people, 280 households, and 189 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,120.3 people per square mile (824.9/km2). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 950.4/sq mi (369.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.43% White, 0.14% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.

There were 280 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,521, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $29,659 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,819. About 2.2% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 11.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  


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