Little River, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Little River, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Little River had a population of 565 as of July 1, 2015. Little River 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 Little River is located at latitude 38.3984 and longitude -98.0147 in Rice County. The formal boundaries for the City of Little River (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rice County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,608 feet.

The City of Little River (GNIS ID: 2395735) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Little River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Little River: Fair Point.

City of Little River, KS Boundary Map

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Little River, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 565
Population in Households 544
Population in Familes 461
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 1,282
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $93,421
Average Home Value $163,050
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,996
Average Household Income $50,785
Per Capita Income $19,368
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.35%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families 1.49% 0.54%
Median Household Income   4.08%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.

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Little River, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Little River to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 282 58th
Population Density1 # 174 74th
Diversity Index2 # 615 9th
Median Household Income # 456 32nd
Per Capita Income # 601 11th

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