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Solomon, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Solomon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dickinson County at latitude 38.9214 and longitude -97.3693. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Solomon 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 Solomon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Solomon: Solomon City, Wiskapella.

City of Solomon, KS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,094
Population in Households 1,094
Population in Familes 908
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,285
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 436
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $138,253
Average Home Value $166,113
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,125
Average Household Income $54,875
Per Capita Income $21,838
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% -0.09%
Households 0.16% -0.05%
Families 0.16% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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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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, 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 # 194 71st
Population Density1 # 170 75th
Diversity Index2 # 383 43rd
Median Household Income # 331 51st
Per Capita Income # 478 29th

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