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Arma, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Arma is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Crawford County at latitude 37.5428 and longitude -94.7018. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Arma, but most people and references simply refer to it as Arma, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Arma indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Arma (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arma: Rust.

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Arma, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,553
Population in Households 1,521
Population in Familes 1,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,388
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 689
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $74,129
Average Home Value $93,948


Median Household Income $32,828
Average Household Income $39,386
Per Capita Income $17,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.12% 0.8%
Households 1.13% 0.77%
Families 1.36% 0.75%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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.


Arma, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arma to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 148 78th
Population Density1 # 138 80th
Diversity Index2 # 420 38th
Median Household Income # 653 3rd
Per Capita Income # 643 4th

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