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Long Island, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Long Island is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Phillips County at latitude 39.9462 and longitude -99.534. Phillips County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,070 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Long Island 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 Long Island (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 132
Population in Households 132
Population in Familes 115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 299
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $147,872


Median Household Income $52,035
Average Household Income $57,983
Per Capita Income $24,092
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.35% -0.3%
Households -0.39% 0.0%
Families 2.95% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Long Island, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Long Island 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 # 511 24th
Population Density1 # 561 17th
Diversity Index2 # 600 11th
Median Household Income # 199 71st
Per Capita Income # 284 58th

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