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Hunter, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hunter had a population of 57 as of July 1, 2016. Hunter ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Hunter is located at latitude 39.235 and longitude -98.3963 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hunter (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,598 feet.

The City of Hunter (GNIS ID: 2394450) 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 Hunter is located within Township of Custer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hunter population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 57
Population in Households 57
Population in Familes 47
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 273
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 33
Average Household Size 1.73
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (46.8%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $120,370


Median Household Income $54,661
Average Household Income $76,971
Per Capita Income $33,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.6%
Families 7.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

Hunter, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hunter 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 # 624 7th
Population Density1 # 573 15th
Diversity Index2 # 660 2nd
Median Household Income # 158 77th
Per Capita Income # 47 93rd

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