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Copeland, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Copeland, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°32′25″N 100°37′49″W / 37.54028°N 100.63028°W / 37.54028; -100.63028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Gray
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,822 ft (860 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 339
 - Density 1,322.7/sq mi (510.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67837
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-15475[1]
GNIS feature ID 0471704[2]

Copeland is a city in Gray County, Kansas, United States. The population was 339 at the 2000 census.



Copeland is located at 37°32′25″N 100°37′49″W / 37.54028°N 100.63028°W / 37.54028; -100.63028 (37.540199, -100.630236)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.

Copeland was named after E.L. Copeland, secretary-treasurer of the Santa Fe Railroad.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 339 people, 122 households, and 86 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,322.7 people per square mile (503.4/km²). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 518.9/sq mi (197.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.15% White, 2.06% Native American, 6.49% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.73% of the population.

There were 122 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% 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 3.44.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 115.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $38,594. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,615. About 11.3% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  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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