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Rantoul, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rantoul had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2016. Rantoul 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 Rantoul is located at latitude 38.5484 and longitude -95.1009 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rantoul (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The City of Rantoul (GNIS ID: 2396322) 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 Rantoul is located within Township of Cutler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rantoul population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 189
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,281
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $179,167
Average Home Value $205,769


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $79,755
Per Capita Income $31,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.21%
Households 0.21% 0.0%
Families 2.96% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Rantoul, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rantoul 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 # 447 33rd
Population Density1 # 166 75th
Diversity Index2 # 582 14th
Median Household Income # 26 96th
Per Capita Income # 69 90th

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