Severance, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Severance, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Severance had a population of 90 as of July 1, 2015. Severance ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Severance is located at latitude 39.7668 and longitude -95.2492 in Doniphan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Severance (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doniphan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Severance (GNIS ID: 2396577) 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 Severance is located within Township of Wolf River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Doniphan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Severance 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 Severance: Severence.

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


Total Population 90
Population in Households 90
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 642
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 38
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $72,727
Average Home Value $85,000


Median Household Income $38,552
Average Household Income $53,040
Per Capita Income $21,658
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.82% -0.45%
Households -0.49% -0.53%
Families 3.38% -0.81%
Median Household Income   5.34%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.


Severance, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Severance 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 # 570 15th
Population Density1 # 419 38th
Diversity Index2 # 583 13th
Median Household Income # 554 18th
Per Capita Income # 492 27th

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