Hoxie, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hoxie, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hoxie had a population of 1,199 as of July 1, 2016. Hoxie 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 Hoxie is located at latitude 39.3558 and longitude -100.4397 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hoxie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,713 feet.

The City of Hoxie (GNIS ID: 2394432) 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 Hoxie is located within Township of Kenneth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sheridan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hoxie 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 Hoxie: Kenneth.

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


Total Population 1,199
Population in Households 1,167
Population in Familes 935
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,420
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $85,233
Average Home Value $116,123


Median Household Income $42,245
Average Household Income $54,726
Per Capita Income $25,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.03%
Households 0.09% 0.07%
Families 0.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Hoxie, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoxie 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 # 181 73rd
Population Density1 # 131 81st
Diversity Index2 # 408 40th
Median Household Income # 467 31st
Per Capita Income # 322 52nd

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