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Westphalia, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Westphalia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Anderson County at latitude 38.182 and longitude -95.491. Anderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Westphalia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Westphalia, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Westphalia indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Westphalia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westphalia: Cornell, Thomas.

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Westphalia, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 167
Population in Households 167
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 894
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $143,000


Median Household Income $42,403
Average Household Income $66,994
Per Capita Income $24,220
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.57% 0.0%
Households 0.75% 0.31%
Families 4.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Westphalia, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westphalia to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 468 30th
Population Density1 # 306 55th
Diversity Index2 # 607 9th
Median Household Income # 446 34th
Per Capita Income # 275 59th

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