Jewell, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Jewell, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Jewell had a population of 401 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Jewell is located at latitude 39.6716 and longitude -98.1522 in Jewell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jewell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,555 feet.

The City of Jewell (GNIS ID: 2395470) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jewell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jewell: Fort Jewell.

City of Jewell, KS Boundary Map

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Jewell, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 401
Population in Households 401
Population in Familes 327
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 940
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $94,907
Average Home Value $168,543
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,750
Average Household Income $47,327
Per Capita Income $22,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.41% -0.71%
Households -1.13% -0.52%
Families 2.25% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.

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Jewell, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewell to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 331 51st
Population Density1 # 289 57th
Diversity Index2 # 325 52nd
Median Household Income # 517 23rd
Per Capita Income # 427 37th

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