Andover is a city in Butler County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 11,791.
Andover is located at 37°41′28″N 97°8′13″W / 37.69111°N 97.13694°W / 37.69111; -97.13694 (37.691165, -97.137043). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.04 square miles (26.00 km), of which 9.99 square miles (25.87 km) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km) is water. It is located in Butler County, Kansas, the largest county in Kansas. Butler County is larger than the state of Rhode Island.
Andover has two public parks: Andover Park and Andover Central Park.
Andover is part of the Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2010, there were 11,791 people, 4,036 households, and 3,129 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,180.3 inhabitants per square mile (455.7/km). There were 4,233 housing units at an average density of 423.7 per square mile (163.6/km). The racial makeup of the city was 93.0% White, 1.0% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.
There were 4,036 households of which 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.5% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.34.
The median age in the city was 33.7 years. 33.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,698 people, 2,274 households, and 1,766 families residing in the city. The population density was 978.0 people per square mile (377.5/km²). There were 2,456 housing units at an average density of 358.6 per square mile (138.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.13% White, 0.52% African American, 0.55% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.03% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.39% of the population.
There were 2,274 households out of which 48.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the city, the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $57,163, and the median income for a family was $65,781. Males had a median income of $50,326 versus $30,683 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,818. About 6.2% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.