Muscotah, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Muscotah, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Muscotah had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Muscotah, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 163
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 484
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $149,038


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $59,902
Per Capita Income $23,659
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.22% -0.87%
Households -1.2% -0.63%
Families -0.35% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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, 2016 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 # 476 29th
Population Density1 # 487 28th
Diversity Index2 # 577 14th
Median Household Income # 302 56th
Per Capita Income # 416 38th

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