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Horton, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Horton had a population of 1,648 as of July 1, 2017. Horton ranks in the upper 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 Horton is located at latitude 39.6627 and longitude -95.5325 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Horton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The City of Horton (GNIS ID: 485595) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Horton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Horton, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,648
Daytime Population: Workers 722
Daytime Population: Residents 956
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,678
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,616
Population in Familes 1,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 924
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $38,320
Average Household Income $49,680
Per Capita Income $20,781


Total Housing Units 870 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $64,209
Average Home Value $80,851


Total Households 680
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 424
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.03% -0.91%
Households -1.01% -0.9%
Families -0.91% -1.01%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Horton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 146 78th
Population Density # 294 56th
Diversity Index # 99 85th
Median Household Income # 597 11th
Per Capita Income # 614 9th

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