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Beloit, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Beloit is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mitchell County at latitude 39.4647 and longitude -98.1083. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,384 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Beloit, but most people and references simply refer to it as Beloit, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Beloit indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beloit: Willow Springs.

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


Total Population 3,885
Population in Households 3,663
Population in Familes 2,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 222
Population Density1 967
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,691
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,020
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,113 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 578 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $88,393
Average Home Value $132,608


Median Household Income $46,569
Average Household Income $61,782
Per Capita Income $27,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.22%
Households 0.62% 0.38%
Families 1.34% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.


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, 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 # 79 88th
Population Density1 # 276 59th
Diversity Index2 # 588 13th
Median Household Income # 346 49th
Per Capita Income # 116 83rd

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