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Cedar Vale, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cedar Vale had a population of 556 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cedar Vale is located at latitude 37.1051 and longitude -96.5026 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cedar Vale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The City of Cedar Vale (GNIS ID: 2393777) 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 Cedar Vale is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cedar Vale 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 Cedar Vale: Cedarvale.

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


Total Population 556
Population in Households 548
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 737
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $38,478
Average Home Value $58,051


Median Household Income $42,629
Average Household Income $53,187
Per Capita Income $23,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.88%
Households -0.45% -0.83%
Families 0.22% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Cedar Vale, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedar Vale 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 # 283 58th
Population Density1 # 367 45th
Diversity Index2 # 200 70th
Median Household Income # 453 33rd
Per Capita Income # 449 33rd

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