Muscotah, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Muscotah, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Muscotah had a population of 171 as of July 1, 2015. Muscotah ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Muscotah is located at latitude 39.5535 and longitude -95.5203 in Atchison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Muscotah (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Atchison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Muscotah (GNIS ID: 2395144) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Muscotah is located within Township of Grasshopper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Atchison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Muscotah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Muscotah, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 171
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 508
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $97,368
Average Home Value $176,852


Median Household Income $42,703
Average Household Income $51,909
Per Capita Income $20,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.55% -0.24%
Households -0.28% -0.3%
Families 0.81% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Muscotah, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muscotah to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 464 31st
Population Density1 # 477 29th
Diversity Index2 # 537 20th
Median Household Income # 438 35th
Per Capita Income # 564 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.