Mankato, KS 66956 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 66956: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mankato, KS 66956

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 84
  • Single Family Addresses: 517
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Jewell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.79, Longitude -98.212
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mankato, KS 66956 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,370
Population in Households 1,343
Population in Familes 1,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 635
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $67,512
Average Home Value $86,550


Median Household Income $39,489
Average Household Income $54,558
Per Capita Income $25,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.49% -0.89%
Households -1.39% -0.8%
Families -1.44% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Mankato, KS 66956 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 66956 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 # 304 56th
Population Density1 # 576 18th
Diversity Index2 # 639 8th
Median Household Income # 587 16th
Per Capita Income # 360 48th

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