Chase, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chase, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Chase had a population of 537 as of July 1, 2017. Chase ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chase is located at latitude 38.3552 and longitude -98.3485 in Rice County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chase (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rice County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,716 feet.

The City of Chase (GNIS ID: 2393808) 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 Chase is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rice County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chase population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Chase, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 537
Population in Households 537
Population in Familes 432
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,832
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $48,077
Average Home Value $65,857


Median Household Income $41,453
Average Household Income $53,938
Per Capita Income $21,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.65% 0.95%
Households 1.54% 0.98%
Families 1.67% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

Chase, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chase to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 287 57th
Population Density1 # 64 91st
Diversity Index2 # 190 72nd
Median Household Income # 543 19th
Per Capita Income # 589 12th

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