Alexander is a city in Rush County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 65.
Alexander is located at 38°28′10″N 99°33′11″W / 38.46944°N 99.55306°W / 38.46944; -99.55306 (38.469371, -99.552415). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 65 people, 31 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 260.0 inhabitants per square mile (100.4/km). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 168.0 per square mile (64.9/km). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 31 households of which 16.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.5% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.70.
The median age in the city was 53.3 years. 13.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.2% were from 25 to 44; 41.6% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 40.0% male and 60.0% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 75 people, 34 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 306.0 people per square mile (115.8/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 171.4 per square mile (64.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.
There were 34 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.1% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the city, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, and 29.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $12,083, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $18,542 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,803. There were 30.8% of families and 31.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 40.0% of under eighteens and 11.1% of those over 64.