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Tonganoxie, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Tonganoxie is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Leavenworth County at latitude 39.1083 and longitude -95.0832. Leavenworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 889 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tonganoxie 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 Tonganoxie (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 5,331
Population in Households 5,254
Population in Familes 4,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 1,457
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 2,028
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,449
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,351 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 677 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $111,021
Average Home Value $136,547


Median Household Income $62,459
Average Household Income $72,723
Per Capita Income $27,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.54% 1.39%
Households 1.75% 1.48%
Families 1.89% 1.38%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.


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, 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 # 61 91st
Population Density1 # 128 81st
Diversity Index2 # 247 63rd
Median Household Income # 52 92nd
Per Capita Income # 97 86th

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