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Roxbury, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Roxbury Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in McPherson County at latitude 38.5505 and longitude -97.4277. McPherson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The formal official name is the Roxbury Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Roxbury, Kansas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Roxbury indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Roxbury Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roxbury: Bloomingdale, Colfax.

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


Total Population 105
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 92
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $92,308
Average Home Value $139,375


Median Household Income $76,535
Average Household Income $89,847
Per Capita Income $37,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.23% 0.38%
Households 0.51% 0.42%
Families 5.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.


Roxbury, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roxbury 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 # 543 19th
Population Density1 # 668 1st
Diversity Index2 # 639 5th
Median Household Income # 19 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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