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Lewis, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lewis had a population of 499 as of July 1, 2016. Lewis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Lewis is located at latitude 37.937 and longitude -99.2546 in Edwards County. 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. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,146 feet.

The City of Lewis (GNIS ID: 2395691) 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 Lewis is located within Township of Wayne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edwards County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 499
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,524
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $46,726
Average Home Value $84,713


Median Household Income $43,498
Average Household Income $70,296
Per Capita Income $28,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.63% 1.4%
Households 1.75% 1.34%
Families 1.69% 1.25%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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, 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 # 298 56th
Population Density1 # 105 85th
Diversity Index2 # 20 97th
Median Household Income # 435 35th
Per Capita Income # 116 83rd

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