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Powhattan, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Powhattan had a population of 73 as of July 1, 2015. Powhattan 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 Powhattan is located at latitude 39.7616 and longitude -95.6339 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powhattan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The City of Powhattan (GNIS ID: 2396265) 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 Powhattan is located within Township of Powhattan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brown County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powhattan: Powhatan.

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


Total Population 73
Population in Households 72
Population in Familes 62
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 507
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $71,429
Average Home Value $80,556


Median Household Income $38,733
Average Household Income $48,329
Per Capita Income $17,276
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.01% -0.28%
Households -0.64% -0.7%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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.


Powhattan, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powhattan 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 # 599 11th
Population Density1 # 480 29th
Diversity Index2 # 38 95th
Median Household Income # 548 18th
Per Capita Income # 653 3rd

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