About This Place
Satanta is a city in Haskell County, Kansas, United States. The population was 1,239 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Kiowa Chief Satanta. Every year there is a celebration of Satanta's Indian Heritage called Satanta Day.
Satanta is located at 37°26′12″N 100°59′15″W / 37.43667°N 100.9875°W / 37.43667; -100.9875 (37.436602, -100.987509). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,239 people, 431 households, and 324 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,664.4 people per square mile (1,017.8/km²). There were 470 housing units at an average density of 1,010.7 per square mile (386.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.57% White, 0.40% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 12.91% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.94% of the population.