Asherville, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Asherville, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Asherville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mitchell County at latitude 39.4075 and longitude -97.9732. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Asherville 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 Asherville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Asherville Census Designated Place, KS Boundary Map


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


Total Population 26
Population in Households 26
Population in Familes 20
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 9
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 6
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $116,667


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $71,695
Per Capita Income $28,049
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.73% -0.78%
Households -2.45% 0.0%
Families -3.56% -3.58%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.


Asherville, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Asherville 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 # 657 2nd
Population Density1 # 671 0th
Diversity Index2 # 595 12th
Median Household Income # 299 57th
Per Capita Income # 90 87th

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