Tonganoxie, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tonganoxie, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Tonganoxie had a population of 5,367 as of July 1, 2015. Tonganoxie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tonganoxie is located at latitude 39.1083 and longitude -95.0832 in Leavenworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tonganoxie (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Leavenworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 889 feet.

The City of Tonganoxie (GNIS ID: 2397035) 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 Tonganoxie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 5,367
Population in Households 5,291
Population in Familes 4,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density1 1,467
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 2,043
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,351 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 691 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $120,606
Average Home Value $143,468


Median Household Income $62,905
Average Household Income $70,393
Per Capita Income $26,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 1.27%
Households 1.56% 1.32%
Families 1.73% 1.27%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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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Tonganoxie, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tonganoxie 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 # 59 91st
Population Density1 # 129 81st
Diversity Index2 # 247 63rd
Median Household Income # 52 92nd
Per Capita Income # 131 81st

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