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Potwin, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Potwin had a population of 482 as of July 1, 2019. Potwin ranks in the upper 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 Potwin is located at latitude 37.9389 and longitude -97.0198 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Potwin encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The City of Potwin (GNIS ID: 2396263) 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 Potwin is located within Township of Plum Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Butler County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Potwin: Ayr.

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Potwin, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Potwin, KS Housing Affordability Index is 277
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Potwin, KS Wealth Index is 118
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 482 (100%)
Population in Households 482 (100.0%)
Population in Families 417 (86.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 2,054
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,827
Average Household Income $84,888
Per Capita Income $33,380
Wealth Index4 118

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $81,667
Housing Affordability Index3 277
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.77% 0.66%
Households 0.86% 0.7%
Families 1.34% 0.67%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   5.09%

Potwin, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potwin to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 305 55th
Population Density # 36 95th
Diversity Index # 184 72nd
Median Household Income # 449 33rd
Per Capita Income # 78 89th

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