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Hoxie, Kansas - Basic Facts

Hoxie is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hoxie.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sheridan County at latitude 39.3575 and longitude -100.4418. Sheridan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,713 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hoxie (see map) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hoxie: Kenneth.

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


Total Population 1,199
Population in Households 1,167
Population in Familes 934
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,420
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 553
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $93,561
Average Home Value $158,877


Median Household Income $40,939
Average Household Income $47,978
Per Capita Income $21,947
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.04% 0.07%
Households 0.3% 0.07%
Families 0.75% -0.06%
Median Household Income   4.45%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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, 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 # 177 74th
Population Density1 # 134 80th
Diversity Index2 # 395 41st
Median Household Income # 494 26th
Per Capita Income # 471 30th

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