Menlo, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Menlo, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Menlo had a population of 65 as of July 1, 2016. Menlo ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Menlo is located at latitude 39.3561 and longitude -100.7243 in Thomas County. 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. Thomas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,953 feet.

The City of Menlo (GNIS ID: 2395099) 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 Menlo is located within Township of Menlo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Thomas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Menlo 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 Menlo: Zilla.

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


Total Population 65
Population in Households 65
Population in Familes 57
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 553
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 19
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 23 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $85,714
Average Home Value $119,643


Median Household Income $55,627
Average Household Income $69,143
Per Capita Income $27,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.31%
Households 0.87% 0.0%
Families -1.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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, 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 # 612 9th
Population Density1 # 452 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 119 82nd
Median Household Income # 136 80th
Per Capita Income # 151 78th

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