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Dwight, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Dwight had a population of 258 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Dwight is located at latitude 38.8447 and longitude -96.5918 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dwight (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The City of Dwight (GNIS ID: 2394583) 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 Dwight is located within Township 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dwight 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 Dwight: Damorris.

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


Total Population 258
Population in Households 258
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 701
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $98,333
Average Home Value $164,362


Median Household Income $51,445
Average Household Income $82,556
Per Capita Income $34,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.0% -0.71%
Households -0.83% -0.72%
Families 0.71% -0.49%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


Dwight, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dwight 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 # 391 42nd
Population Density1 # 391 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 218 68th
Median Household Income # 228 66th
Per Capita Income # 29 96th

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