Solomon, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Solomon, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Solomon had a population of 1,098 as of July 1, 2015. Solomon 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 Solomon is located at latitude 38.9214 and longitude -97.3693 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Solomon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The City of Solomon (GNIS ID: 2395908) 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 Solomon is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Solomon 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 Solomon: Solomon City, Wiskapella.

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


Total Population 1,098
Population in Households 1,098
Population in Familes 912
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,290
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 437
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $172,010


Median Household Income $50,271
Average Household Income $60,352
Per Capita Income $23,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.24%
Households 0.18% 0.32%
Families 0.19% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Solomon, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solomon 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 # 192 72nd
Population Density1 # 168 75th
Diversity Index2 # 404 39th
Median Household Income # 275 59th
Per Capita Income # 301 55th

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