Horton, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Horton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Horton had a population of 1,693 as of July 1, 2018. Horton ranks in 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 Horton is located at latitude 39.6627 and longitude -95.5325 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Horton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The City of Horton (GNIS ID: 485595) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 1,693
Population in Households 1,661
Population in Familes 1,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 949
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $37,695
Average Household Income $48,905
Per Capita Income $20,292


Total Housing Units 877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $66,810
Average Home Value $81,874


Total Households 694
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 432
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 -0.58% -0.66%
Households -0.64% -0.73%
Families -0.57% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Horton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horton 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 # 139 79th
Population Density # 277 59th
Diversity Index # 93 86th
Median Household Income # 610 9th
Per Capita Income # 619 8th

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