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McLouth, Kansas - Basic Facts

McLouth is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of McLouth.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 39.1958 and longitude -95.2083. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of McLouth (see map) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 920
Population in Households 920
Population in Familes 794
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,550
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $129,348
Average Home Value $182,343


Median Household Income $53,406
Average Household Income $59,481
Per Capita Income $23,238
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.05% 0.67%
Households 1.22% 0.77%
Families 2.63% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


McLouth, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McLouth 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 # 215 68th
Population Density1 # 101 85th
Diversity Index2 # 427 37th
Median Household Income # 151 78th
Per Capita Income # 350 48th

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