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Winfield, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Winfield had a population of 12,061 as of July 1, 2017. Winfield ranks in 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 Winfield is located at latitude 37.2428 and longitude -96.9797 in Cowley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.14 sq. miles and a water area of 1.37 sq. miles. Cowley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Winfield (GNIS ID: 485663) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winfield 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 Winfield: Legonda.

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


Total Population 12,061
Daytime Population: Workers 6,615
Daytime Population: Residents 6,576
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,191
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 10,785
Population in Familes 8,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,276
Population Density2 1,083
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $41,628
Average Household Income $56,370
Per Capita Income $22,861


Total Housing Units 5,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,770 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,751 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $92,508
Average Home Value $112,649


Total Households 4,521
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,802
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 -0.24% -0.28%
Households -0.21% -0.28%
Families -0.19% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Winfield, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winfield 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 # 31 96th
Population Density # 229 66th
Diversity Index # 95 86th
Median Household Income # 535 20th
Per Capita Income # 547 19th

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