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Lewis, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lewis is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Edwards County at latitude 37.937 and longitude -99.2546. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,146 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lewis 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 Lewis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Lewis, KS Boundary Map


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


Total Population 454
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,386
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $95,349
Average Home Value $161,429


Median Household Income $51,619
Average Household Income $70,038
Per Capita Income $28,709
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% -0.35%
Households 0.38% -0.32%
Families 0.0% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
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.


Lewis, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 311 54th
Population Density1 # 139 79th
Diversity Index2 # 16 98th
Median Household Income # 218 68th
Per Capita Income # 72 89th

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