Park, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Park, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Park had a population of 124 as of July 1, 2016. Park ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Park is located at latitude 39.1118 and longitude -100.3615 in Gove County. The formal boundaries for the City of Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gove County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,749 feet.

The City of Park (GNIS ID: 2396143) 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 Park is located within Township of Payne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gove County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Park 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 Park: Buffalo, Buffalo Park.

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


Total Population 124
Population in Households 124
Population in Familes 108
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 390
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $88,636
Average Home Value $108,333


Median Household Income $48,008
Average Household Income $58,659
Per Capita Income $24,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.16%
Households 0.0% -0.32%
Families 7.28% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

Park, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Park 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 # 526 22nd
Population Density1 # 525 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 433 37th
Median Household Income # 331 51st
Per Capita Income # 368 45th

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