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Holcomb, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Holcomb had a population of 2,214 as of July 1, 2016. Holcomb 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 Holcomb is located at latitude 37.9834 and longitude -101.003 in Finney County. The formal boundaries for the City of Holcomb (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Finney County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,884 feet.

The City of Holcomb (GNIS ID: 2394397) 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 Holcomb is located within Township of Sherlock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Finney County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Holcomb 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 Holcomb: Sherlock.

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


Total Population 2,214
Population in Households 2,214
Population in Familes 1,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,644
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 700
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 706 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 542 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $157,514
Average Home Value $172,422


Median Household Income $66,142
Average Household Income $73,497
Per Capita Income $23,254
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.76%
Households 1.09% 0.84%
Families 1.05% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

Holcomb, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holcomb 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 # 117 83rd
Population Density1 # 86 87th
Diversity Index2 # 25 96th
Median Household Income # 40 94th
Per Capita Income # 445 34th

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