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Mound Valley, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Mound Valley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Labette County at latitude 37.2071 and longitude -95.4047. Labette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 833 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Mound Valley 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 Mound Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 419
Population in Households 419
Population in Familes 333
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 640
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $92,308
Average Home Value $127,206


Median Household Income $36,438
Average Household Income $52,564
Per Capita Income $21,190
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 0.19%
Households 0.68% 0.23%
Families 2.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.49%
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.


Mound Valley, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mound Valley 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 # 322 52nd
Population Density1 # 422 37th
Diversity Index2 # 141 79th
Median Household Income # 609 9th
Per Capita Income # 513 24th

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