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Erie, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Erie had a population of 1,157 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Erie is located at latitude 37.5717 and longitude -95.2421 in Neosho County. The formal boundaries for the City of Erie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Neosho County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The City of Erie (GNIS ID: 2394698) 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 Erie is located within Township of Erie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Neosho County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Erie: Erie City.

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


Total Population 1,157
Population in Households 1,145
Population in Familes 920
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 956
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $78,395
Average Home Value $107,175


Median Household Income $45,188
Average Household Income $51,591
Per Capita Income $21,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.1%
Households 0.14% 0.13%
Families 0.15% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Erie, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Erie 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 # 183 73rd
Population Density1 # 286 58th
Diversity Index2 # 242 64th
Median Household Income # 396 41st
Per Capita Income # 571 15th

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