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Ford, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Ford had a population of 213 as of July 1, 2015. Ford ranks in the upper 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 Ford is located at latitude 37.6366 and longitude -99.7538 in Ford County. 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. Ford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,398 feet.

The City of Ford (GNIS ID: 2394785) 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 Ford is located within Township of Ford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ford: Ford City.

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Ford, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 213
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 504
Diversity Index2 33


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 25 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $94,118
Average Home Value $165,441


Median Household Income $53,907
Average Household Income $72,513
Per Capita Income $28,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% 0.37%
Households -0.4% 0.21%
Families 1.86% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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, 2015 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 # 482 28th
Diversity Index2 # 107 84th
Median Household Income # 166 75th
Per Capita Income # 103 85th

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