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Weir, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Weir had a population of 720 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Weir is located at latitude 37.3083 and longitude -94.7745 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weir (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Weir (GNIS ID: 485657) 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 Weir population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Weir: Weir City.

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


Total Population 720
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 584
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 768
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $52,899
Average Home Value $78,972


Median Household Income $38,545
Average Household Income $46,735
Per Capita Income $18,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.11%
Households 0.66% 0.07%
Families 0.84% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Weir, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weir 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 # 249 63rd
Population Density1 # 356 47th
Diversity Index2 # 346 49th
Median Household Income # 595 11th
Per Capita Income # 657 2nd

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