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Menlo, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Menlo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Thomas County at latitude 39.3561 and longitude -100.7243. Thomas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,953 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Menlo, but most people and references simply refer to it as Menlo, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Menlo indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Menlo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Menlo: Zilla.

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


Total Population 62
Population in Households 62
Population in Familes 54
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 3.44
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 23 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $126,923


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $58,076
Per Capita Income $22,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.32%
Households 0.0% 1.09%
Families -3.31% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.


Menlo, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Menlo 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 # 616 8th
Population Density1 # 461 31st
Diversity Index2 # 128 81st
Median Household Income # 290 55th
Per Capita Income # 457 32nd

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