Denison, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Denison, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Denison is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 39.3938 and longitude -95.6284. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Denison 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 Denison (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 184
Population in Households 184
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,639
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $171,875


Median Household Income $52,992
Average Household Income $61,523
Per Capita Income $23,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.44%
Households 0.0% -0.26%
Families 1.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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.


Denison, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denison 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 # 449 33rd
Population Density1 # 84 88th
Diversity Index2 # 500 26th
Median Household Income # 164 76th
Per Capita Income # 291 57th

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