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Wetmore, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Wetmore had a population of 388 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Wetmore is located at latitude 39.6356 and longitude -95.8114 in Nemaha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wetmore (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nemaha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The City of Wetmore (GNIS ID: 2397289) 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 Wetmore is located within Township of Wetmore, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nemaha County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wetmore 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 Wetmore: Powhatan.

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


Total Population 388
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 319
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,004
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $97,368
Average Home Value $160,593


Median Household Income $49,590
Average Household Income $60,569
Per Capita Income $23,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.81%
Households 1.45% 1.04%
Families 2.44% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.


Wetmore, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wetmore 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 # 338 50th
Population Density1 # 267 60th
Diversity Index2 # 357 47th
Median Household Income # 302 55th
Per Capita Income # 310 54th

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