The City of Americus had a population of 889 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Americus is located at latitude 38.5064 and longitude -96.2613 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Americus (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.
The City of Americus (GNIS ID: 2393946) 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 Americus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Americus: Orleans, Sheridan.
|Population in Households||886|
|Population in Familes||760|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||386 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||291 (75.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||58 (15.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||37 ( 9.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,250|
|Average Home Value||$143,557|
|Median Household Income||$52,852|
|Average Household Income||$60,247|
|Per Capita Income||$23,566|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.35%|
|Per Capita Income||2.31%|
The table below compares Americus 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.
|Total Population||# 221||67th|
|Population Density1||# 345||49th|
|Diversity Index2||# 451||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 226||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 423||37th|
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