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Arma, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Arma had a population of 1,553 as of July 1, 2015. Arma 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 Arma is located at latitude 37.5428 and longitude -94.7018 in Crawford County. 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. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Arma (GNIS ID: 2393988) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arma 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 Arma: Rust.

City of Arma, KS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,553
Population in Households 1,521
Population in Familes 1,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,388
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 688
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $73,620
Average Home Value $99,659
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,556
Average Household Income $40,781
Per Capita Income $18,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.66%
Households 0.88% 0.69%
Families 1.1% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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.

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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, 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 # 151 78th
Population Density1 # 140 79th
Diversity Index2 # 451 33rd
Median Household Income # 652 3rd
Per Capita Income # 631 6th

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