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West Mineral, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of West Mineral had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for West Mineral is located at latitude 37.2839 and longitude -94.9269 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Mineral (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of West Mineral (GNIS ID: 2397270) 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 West Mineral is located within Township of Ross, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Mineral 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 West Mineral: Mineral.

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


Total Population 198
Daytime Population: Workers 15
Daytime Population: Residents 113
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 591
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $41,859
Average Household Income $60,798
Per Capita Income $24,651


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $76,923
Average Home Value $115,357


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.94% 0.2%
Households 0.99% 0.0%
Families 3.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

West Mineral, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Mineral 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 # 439 34th
Population Density # 436 35th
Diversity Index # 448 34th
Median Household Income # 530 21st
Per Capita Income # 428 36th

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