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Falun, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Falun Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Saline County at latitude 38.6744 and longitude -97.7511. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,348 feet.

The formal official name is the Falun Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Falun, Kansas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Falun indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Falun Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Falun Census Designated Place, KS Boundary Map


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


Total Population 90
Population in Households 90
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $97,500
Average Home Value $150,000


Median Household Income $55,283
Average Household Income $60,213
Per Capita Income $25,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.44%
Households 1.18% 0.48%
Families 6.21% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.78%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


Falun, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falun 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 # 568 15th
Population Density1 # 643 4th
Diversity Index2 # 195 71st
Median Household Income # 109 84th
Per Capita Income # 207 69th

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