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The City of Attica had a population of 676 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Attica is located at latitude 37.2428 and longitude -98.2276 in Harper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Attica (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,453 feet.

The City of Attica (GNIS ID: 2394019) 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 Attica is located within Township 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harper County.

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


Total Population 676
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 511
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 1,051
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 263
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $41,453
Average Home Value $65,851


Median Household Income $35,533
Average Household Income $48,644
Per Capita Income $19,478
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 0.5%
Households 1.07% 0.3%
Families 1.49% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Attica, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attica 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 # 257 62nd
Population Density1 # 249 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 191 72nd
Median Household Income # 626 7th
Per Capita Income # 621 8th

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