Whitewater, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Whitewater, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Whitewater had a population of 756 as of July 1, 2016. Whitewater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Whitewater is located at latitude 37.9634 and longitude -97.1462 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whitewater (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,368 feet.

The City of Whitewater (GNIS ID: 2397303) 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 Whitewater is located within Township of Milton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Butler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whitewater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitewater: Ovo, White Water.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 756
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 634
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,905
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 269
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $103,571
Average Home Value $122,897
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,802
Average Household Income $72,641
Per Capita Income $26,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.83%
Households 0.92% 0.88%
Families 1.23% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Whitewater, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitewater 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 # 243 64th
Population Density1 # 56 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 297 56th
Median Household Income # 84 88th
Per Capita Income # 241 64th

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