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Ford, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ford County at latitude 37.6366 and longitude -99.7538. Ford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,398 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ford 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 Ford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ford: Ford City.

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


Total Population 213
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 504
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $151,838


Median Household Income $51,271
Average Household Income $66,091
Per Capita Income $25,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.33% 0.37%
Households -0.49% 0.21%
Families 2.3% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.55%
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.


Ford, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford 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 # 426 37th
Population Density1 # 478 29th
Diversity Index2 # 98 86th
Median Household Income # 237 65th
Per Capita Income # 171 75th

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