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The City of Grainfield had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2016. Grainfield ranks in 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 Grainfield is located at latitude 39.1142 and longitude -100.4684 in Gove County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grainfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gove County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,812 feet.

The City of Grainfield (GNIS ID: 2394946) 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 Grainfield is located within Township of Grainfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gove County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grainfield 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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Grainfield, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 277
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 584
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $74,432
Average Home Value $97,857


Median Household Income $46,796
Average Household Income $56,306
Per Capita Income $26,037
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.07%
Households 0.13% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Grainfield, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grainfield 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 # 380 44th
Population Density1 # 439 35th
Diversity Index2 # 643 4th
Median Household Income # 359 47th
Per Capita Income # 267 60th

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