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Waldron, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Waldron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harper County at latitude 37.0018 and longitude -98.1825. Harper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,250 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Waldron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Waldron, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Waldron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Waldron (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Waldron, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11
Population in Households 11
Population in Familes 10
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 7
Average Household Size 1.57
Family Households 5
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 15 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (53.3%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $75,000


Median Household Income $41,302
Average Household Income $53,695
Per Capita Income $22,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 1.76%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 12.77% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.


Waldron, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waldron to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 670 0th
Population Density1 # 665 1st
Diversity Index2 # 670 1st
Median Household Income # 484 28th
Per Capita Income # 383 43rd

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