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Stafford, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Stafford had a population of 968 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Stafford is located at latitude 37.9624 and longitude -98.5993 in Stafford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stafford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stafford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,857 feet.

The City of Stafford (GNIS ID: 2395948) 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 Stafford is located within Township of Stafford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stafford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stafford 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 Stafford: Lulu Valley, Sodtown.

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


Total Population 968
Population in Households 924
Population in Familes 666
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 1,058
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $50,000
Average Home Value $82,941


Median Household Income $38,276
Average Household Income $49,045
Per Capita Income $23,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.17% -0.8%
Households -0.91% -0.66%
Families -1.0% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Stafford, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stafford 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 # 210 69th
Population Density1 # 245 64th
Diversity Index2 # 185 72nd
Median Household Income # 569 15th
Per Capita Income # 394 41st

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