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Lorraine, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lorraine is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ellsworth County at latitude 38.569 and longitude -98.3172. Ellsworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,788 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lorraine 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 Lorraine (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lorraine: Ashmead, Greengarden.

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


Total Population 161
Population in Households 161
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 653
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $90,385
Average Home Value $136,585


Median Household Income $39,792
Average Household Income $53,161
Per Capita Income $22,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.69% 1.8%
Households 3.77% 2.09%
Families -0.59% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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.


Lorraine, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lorraine 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 # 474 29th
Population Density1 # 412 39th
Diversity Index2 # 408 39th
Median Household Income # 526 22nd
Per Capita Income # 416 38th

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