Gas, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Gas, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gas had a population of 569 as of July 1, 2018. Gas ranks in the lower 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 Gas is located at latitude 37.9226 and longitude -95.345 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gas (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Gas (GNIS ID: 2394865) 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 Gas is located within Township of Elm, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gas: Gas City.

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Gas, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 569
Population in Households 569
Population in Familes 468
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 775
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $48,198
Average Household Income $55,036
Per Capita Income $21,801


Total Housing Units 247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $93,561
Average Home Value $119,126


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% -0.21%
Households 0.06% -0.28%
Families 0.48% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.82%

Gas, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gas to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 278 59th
Population Density # 349 48th
Diversity Index # 538 19th
Median Household Income # 370 45th
Per Capita Income # 569 15th

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