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Buhler, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Buhler is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Reno County at latitude 38.1386 and longitude -97.7708. Reno County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,476 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Buhler 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 Buhler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Buhler: Hamburg.

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


Total Population 1,416
Population in Households 1,343
Population in Familes 1,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 1,963
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 521
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $115,074
Average Home Value $147,040


Median Household Income $51,777
Average Household Income $60,294
Per Capita Income $22,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.54% 0.98%
Households 1.8% 1.13%
Families 2.08% 1.04%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Buhler, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buhler 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 # 158 77th
Population Density1 # 47 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 559 17th
Median Household Income # 211 69th
Per Capita Income # 405 40th

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