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Colwich, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Colwich had a population of 1,418 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Colwich is located at latitude 37.7818 and longitude -97.5363 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colwich (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The City of Colwich (GNIS ID: 2393614) 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 Colwich is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colwich population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,418
Population in Households 1,418
Population in Familes 1,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,063
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 493
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 390
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $140,625
Average Home Value $171,602


Median Household Income $76,338
Average Household Income $93,754
Per Capita Income $30,681
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 0.87%
Households 0.91% 0.88%
Families 1.84% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Colwich, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colwich 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 # 162 76th
Population Density1 # 241 64th
Diversity Index2 # 459 31st
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 89 87th

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