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Willis, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Willis had a population of 37 as of July 1, 2017. Willis ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Willis is located at latitude 39.7227 and longitude -95.5057 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The City of Willis (GNIS ID: 2397322) 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 Willis is located within Township of Mission, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brown County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willis: Mission Centre.

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Willis, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 17
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 37
Population in Familes 31
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 218
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $59,862
Average Household Income $74,267
Per Capita Income $29,665


Total Housing Units 27 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $133,929


Total Households 19
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.37% -0.55%
Households 0.0% -1.08%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Willis, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willis to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 646 4th
Population Density # 593 12th
Diversity Index # 275 59th
Median Household Income # 98 86th
Per Capita Income # 140 79th

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