Dwight, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dwight, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Dwight is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morris County at latitude 38.8447 and longitude -96.5918. Morris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Dwight 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 Dwight (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dwight: Damorris.

City of Dwight, KS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 266
Population in Households 266
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 722
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $94,355
Average Home Value $160,567
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,853
Average Household Income $66,054
Per Capita Income $27,221
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.52% -0.53%
Households -0.4% -0.53%
Families 1.74% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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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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, 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 # 386 43rd
Population Density1 # 376 44th
Diversity Index2 # 206 69th
Median Household Income # 338 50th
Per Capita Income # 112 83rd

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