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Caney, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Caney is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 37.0136 and longitude -95.9319. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 778 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Caney 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 Caney (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Caney: Cana, Caneyville.

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


Total Population 2,097
Population in Households 2,052
Population in Familes 1,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 1,556
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 822
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 559
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $74,519
Average Home Value $94,214


Median Household Income $40,338
Average Household Income $47,256
Per Capita Income $18,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.15% -0.87%
Households -1.22% -0.89%
Families -0.62% -0.95%
Median Household Income   3.46%
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.


Caney, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caney 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 # 121 82nd
Population Density1 # 99 85th
Diversity Index2 # 96 86th
Median Household Income # 510 24th
Per Capita Income # 619 8th

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