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Climax, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Climax, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°43′13″N 96°13′26″W / 37.72028°N 96.22389°W / 37.72028; -96.22389Coordinates: 37°43′13″N 96°13′26″W / 37.72028°N 96.22389°W / 37.72028; -96.22389
Country United States
State Kansas
County Greenwood
 - Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 - Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 64
 - Density 509.3/sq mi (196.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67137
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-14275[1]
GNIS feature ID 0474872[2]

Climax is a city in Greenwood County, Kansas, United States. The population was 64 at the 2000 census.


Climax is located at 37°43′13″N 96°13′26″W / 37.720155°N 96.223888°W / 37.720155; -96.223888 (37.720155, -96.223888).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 64 people, 24 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 509.3 people per square mile (190.1/km2). There were 29 housing units at an average density of 230.8/sq mi (86.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.94% White, 12.50% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.62% of the population.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 113.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $42,500 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,461. There were no families and 4.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.


  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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