Harper, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Harper Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Harper Content

Also See: Harper, KS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Harper, Kansas - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The City of Harper had a population of 1,426 as of July 1, 2016. Harper 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 Harper is located at latitude 37.2851 and longitude -98.0277 in Harper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harper (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,417 feet.

The City of Harper (GNIS ID: 485587) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harper 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 Harper: Cora City.


Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.

Advertisement

City of Harper, KS Boundary Map



Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | KS Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Harper County | Kansas Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,426
Population in Households 1,409
Population in Familes 1,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 875
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 370
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $76,124
Average Home Value $95,327
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,949
Average Household Income $57,799
Per Capita Income $24,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.45%
Households -0.71% -0.54%
Families -0.63% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Harper, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harper 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 # 161 76th
Population Density1 # 318 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 66 90th
Median Household Income # 373 45th
Per Capita Income # 378 44th

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

Kansas Research Tools

Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kansas Census Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results: