Courtland, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Courtland, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Courtland had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2016. Courtland ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Courtland is located at latitude 39.7831 and longitude -97.8962 in Republic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Courtland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Republic County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,499 feet.

The City of Courtland (GNIS ID: 2393655) 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 Courtland is located within Township of Courtland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Republic County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Courtland 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 Courtland: Prospect.

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


Total Population 281
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,024
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $82,258
Average Home Value $134,804


Median Household Income $54,815
Average Household Income $85,872
Per Capita Income $37,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.14%
Households -0.35% -0.3%
Families 2.55% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Courtland, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Courtland 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 # 377 44th
Population Density1 # 260 61st
Diversity Index2 # 636 6th
Median Household Income # 154 77th
Per Capita Income # 19 97th

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