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Wheaton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wheaton had a population of 101 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wheaton is located at latitude 39.5022 and longitude -96.3186 in Pottawatomie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheaton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pottawatomie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The City of Wheaton (GNIS ID: 2397297) 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 Wheaton is located within Township of Lone Tree, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pottawatomie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheaton 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 Wheaton: Leghorn.

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


Total Population 101
Population in Households 101
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 685
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $181,452


Median Household Income $51,489
Average Household Income $59,859
Per Capita Income $23,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.16%
Households 0.92% 1.09%
Families 1.9% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Wheaton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheaton 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 # 551 18th
Population Density1 # 401 40th
Diversity Index2 # 304 55th
Median Household Income # 258 62nd
Per Capita Income # 407 39th

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