Kinsley, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kinsley, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Kinsley had a population of 1,439 as of July 1, 2016. Kinsley ranks in the upper 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 Kinsley is located at latitude 37.9224 and longitude -99.4114 in Edwards County. 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. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,169 feet.

The City of Kinsley (GNIS ID: 485603) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Kinsley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kinsley: Peters, Petersburg.

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Kinsley, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,439
Population in Households 1,406
Population in Familes 1,086
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,117
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 645
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $69,124
Average Home Value $76,347


Median Household Income $35,821
Average Household Income $48,651
Per Capita Income $22,111
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.03%
Households -0.22% 0.0%
Families -0.25% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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, 2016 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 # 158 76th
Population Density1 # 215 68th
Diversity Index2 # 82 88th
Median Household Income # 622 7th
Per Capita Income # 521 23rd

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