Kechi, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kechi, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Kechi had a population of 2,001 as of July 1, 2016. Kechi ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Kechi is located at latitude 37.796 and longitude -97.2654 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kechi (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The City of Kechi (GNIS ID: 2395497) 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 Kechi is located within Township of Kechi, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kechi 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 Kechi: Kechi City.

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


Total Population 2,001
Population in Households 2,000
Population in Familes 1,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 728
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 582
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 653 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $169,886
Average Home Value $181,930


Median Household Income $77,228
Average Household Income $91,837
Per Capita Income $33,321
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.7%
Households 0.61% 0.62%
Families 0.45% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.74%
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.

Kechi, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kechi 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 # 126 81st
Population Density1 # 550 18th
Diversity Index2 # 111 83rd
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 50 93rd

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