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Fowler, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Fowler had a population of 572 as of July 1, 2016. Fowler ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fowler is located at latitude 37.3833 and longitude -100.1958 in Meade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fowler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Meade County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,490 feet.

The City of Fowler (GNIS ID: 2394802) 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.

The City of Fowler is located within Township of Fowler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Meade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fowler 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 Fowler: Fowler City, Gilbert.

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Fowler, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 572
Population in Households 558
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,227
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $80,385
Average Home Value $125,796


Median Household Income $41,081
Average Household Income $61,325
Per Capita Income $24,635
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.49%
Households -0.49% -0.45%
Families 0.21% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Fowler, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fowler 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 276 59th
Population Density1 # 177 74th
Diversity Index2 # 81 88th
Median Household Income # 512 24th
Per Capita Income # 358 47th

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