Whitewater, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Whitewater, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Whitewater had a population of 745 as of July 1, 2018. Whitewater 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 Whitewater is located at latitude 37.9634 and longitude -97.1462 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whitewater (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,368 feet.

The City of Whitewater (GNIS ID: 2397303) 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 Whitewater is located within Township of Milton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Butler County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitewater: Ovo, White Water.

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


Total Population 745
Population in Households 709
Population in Familes 625
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 1,877
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $67,267
Average Household Income $91,298
Per Capita Income $32,911


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $142,476


Total Households 265
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 200
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 0.45% 0.58%
Households 0.52% 0.67%
Families 0.69% 0.59%
Median Household Income   4.08%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Whitewater, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitewater 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 # 242 64th
Population Density # 57 92nd
Diversity Index # 303 55th
Median Household Income # 52 92nd
Per Capita Income # 61 91st

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