Weskan, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Weskan, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Weskan Census Designated Place had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2016. Weskan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Weskan is located at latitude 38.8653 and longitude -101.9681 in Wallace County. The formal boundaries for the Weskan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wallace County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,852 feet.

The Weskan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629186) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Weskan Census Designated Place is located within Township of Weskan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wallace County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weskan 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 Weskan: Montero.

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


Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $92,647
Average Home Value $136,667


Median Household Income $55,554
Average Household Income $65,941
Per Capita Income $26,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.67%
Households -1.04% -0.69%
Families -0.71% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Weskan, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weskan 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 # 493 27th
Population Density1 # 653 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 122 82nd
Median Household Income # 137 80th
Per Capita Income # 244 64th

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