Bird City, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Bird City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bird City had a population of 430 as of July 1, 2018. Bird City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bird City is located at latitude 39.7496 and longitude -101.5326 in Cheyenne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bird City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cheyenne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,465 feet.

The City of Bird City (GNIS ID: 2394172) 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 Bird City is located within Township of Bird City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cheyenne County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bird City: Bird, Bird Town, Birdton.

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


Total Population 430
Population in Households 430
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 193
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $58,046
Average Household Income $72,844
Per Capita Income $32,433


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $88,028
Average Home Value $121,361


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 126
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 -0.47% -0.47%
Households -0.41% -0.5%
Families 0.8% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Bird City, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bird City 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 # 319 52nd
Population Density # 601 11th
Diversity Index # 126 82nd
Median Household Income # 119 82nd
Per Capita Income # 63 91st

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