WaKeeney, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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WaKeeney, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of WaKeeney had a population of 1,897 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for WaKeeney is located at latitude 39.0236 and longitude -99.8817 in Trego County. The formal boundaries for the City of WaKeeney (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Trego County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,447 feet.

The City of WaKeeney (GNIS ID: 2397166) 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 WaKeeney is located within Township of WaKeeney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Trego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with WaKeeney 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 WaKeeney: Wa Keeney, Wa keeney, Wa-Keeney.

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


Total Population 1,897
Population in Households 1,843
Population in Familes 1,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 1,103
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 875
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 519
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 657 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $83,019
Average Home Value $96,809


Median Household Income $41,523
Average Household Income $51,436
Per Capita Income $23,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% -0.11%
Households 0.2% -0.16%
Families 0.6% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

WaKeeney, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares WaKeeney 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 # 133 80th
Population Density1 # 222 67th
Diversity Index2 # 480 28th
Median Household Income # 489 27th
Per Capita Income # 408 39th

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