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Beloit, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Beloit had a population of 3,895 as of July 1, 2015. Beloit ranks in the lower 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 Beloit is located at latitude 39.4647 and longitude -98.1083 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beloit (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,384 feet.

The City of Beloit (GNIS ID: 485547) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Beloit population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beloit: Willow Springs.

City of Beloit, KS Boundary Map

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Beloit, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,895
Population in Households 3,672
Population in Familes 2,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 970
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,694
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,024
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,108 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 586 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $91,622
Average Home Value $134,892
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,530
Average Household Income $63,109
Per Capita Income $27,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.37%
Households 0.54% 0.53%
Families 1.16% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.13%
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.

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Beloit, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beloit to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 79 88th
Population Density1 # 276 59th
Diversity Index2 # 568 15th
Median Household Income # 303 55th
Per Capita Income # 113 83rd

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