Chetopa, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chetopa, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Chetopa had a population of 1,100 as of July 1, 2016. Chetopa 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 Chetopa is located at latitude 37.0377 and longitude -95.0922 in Labette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chetopa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Labette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Chetopa (GNIS ID: 485554) 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 Chetopa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,100
Population in Households 1,074
Population in Familes 835
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 824
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 475
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $39,593
Average Home Value $60,857


Median Household Income $26,200
Average Household Income $37,693
Per Capita Income $16,481
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.22%
Households -0.59% -0.38%
Families -0.11% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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.

Chetopa, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chetopa 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 # 192 72nd
Population Density1 # 333 51st
Diversity Index2 # 125 82nd
Median Household Income # 670 0th
Per Capita Income # 665 1st

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