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Athol, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Athol had a population of 46 as of July 1, 2017. Athol ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Athol is located at latitude 39.7662 and longitude -98.9198 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the City of Athol (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,785 feet.

The City of Athol (GNIS ID: 2394011) 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 Athol is located within Township of Lane, a minor civil division (MCD) of Smith County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Athol population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Athol: Corvallis.

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Athol, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 27
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 45
Population in Familes 37
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 252
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,821
Average Household Income $65,892
Per Capita Income $29,696


Total Housing Units 26 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $89,286


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.0%
Households 0.79% 0.0%
Families -2.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   4.16%

Athol, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athol to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 635 6th
Population Density # 580 14th
Diversity Index # 602 11th
Median Household Income # 480 29th
Per Capita Income # 137 80th

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