Schoenchen, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schoenchen, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Schoenchen had a population of 206 as of July 1, 2016. Schoenchen ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Schoenchen is located at latitude 38.7128 and longitude -99.3318 in Ellis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Schoenchen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ellis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,926 feet.

The City of Schoenchen (GNIS ID: 2396555) 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 Schoenchen is located within Township of Lookout, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ellis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Schoenchen 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 Schoenchen: Schengen.

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


Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,863
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $148,333
Average Home Value $180,159


Median Household Income $53,965
Average Household Income $63,441
Per Capita Income $25,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.0%
Households -0.21% -0.27%
Families -1.12% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.

Schoenchen, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schoenchen 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 # 432 36th
Population Density1 # 60 91st
Diversity Index2 # 522 23rd
Median Household Income # 182 73rd
Per Capita Income # 282 58th

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