Atchison, KS 66002 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 66002: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atchison, KS 66002

Acceptable Alternative
Potter, KS 66002

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 519
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,891
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 390
  • County: Atchison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.562, Longitude -95.129
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 66002 has segments in 3 Counties (Atchison, Jefferson, Leavenworth).

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Atchison, KS 66002 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,738
Population in Households 12,361
Population in Familes 9,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,377
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 4,979
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,232
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,240 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,739 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 600 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $100,683
Average Home Value $151,181


Median Household Income $45,867
Average Household Income $59,692
Per Capita Income $23,022
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% -0.09%
Households 0.08% -0.12%
Families 0.05% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.36%
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.

Atchison, KS 66002 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 66002 to the other 696 ZIP Codes 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 # 70 90th
Population Density1 # 143 80th
Diversity Index2 # 186 73rd
Median Household Income # 428 39th
Per Capita Income # 516 26th

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