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Kinsley, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Kinsley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Edwards County at latitude 37.9224 and longitude -99.4114. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,169 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Kinsley 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 Kinsley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kinsley: Peters, Petersburg.

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


Total Population 1,397
Population in Households 1,364
Population in Familes 1,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,085
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 628
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 367
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 443 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $74,497
Average Home Value $93,736


Median Household Income $34,136
Average Household Income $50,527
Per Capita Income $22,838
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.98% -0.7%
Households -0.95% -0.71%
Families -1.06% -0.83%
Median Household Income   3.78%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.


Kinsley, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kinsley 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 # 160 76th
Population Density1 # 233 65th
Diversity Index2 # 73 89th
Median Household Income # 643 4th
Per Capita Income # 382 43rd

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