Sabetha, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Sabetha, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sabetha had a population of 2,581 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sabetha is located at latitude 39.9103 and longitude -95.7928 in Nemaha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sabetha (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nemaha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Sabetha are located in Nemaha County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Brown County.

The City of Sabetha (GNIS ID: 485648) 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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Sabetha, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,581
Population in Households 2,496
Population in Familes 2,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 748
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $44,977
Average Household Income $59,965
Per Capita Income $24,741


Total Housing Units 1,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $116,176
Average Home Value $152,110


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 700
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 0.05% 0.18%
Households 0.14% 0.25%
Families 1.0% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.0%

Sabetha, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sabetha 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 # 101 85th
Population Density # 358 47th
Diversity Index # 463 32nd
Median Household Income # 451 33rd
Per Capita Income # 414 38th

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