Arma, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Arma, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Arma had a population of 1,566 as of July 1, 2018. Arma 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 Arma is located at latitude 37.5428 and longitude -94.7018 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arma (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Arma (GNIS ID: 2393988) 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 Arma is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arma: Rust.

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


Total Population 1,566
Population in Households 1,534
Population in Familes 1,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 1,400
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $35,170
Average Household Income $44,156
Per Capita Income $19,486


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $93,919
Average Home Value $99,499


Total Households 685
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 389
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 0.68% 0.27%
Households 0.51% 0.15%
Families 0.54% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   0.98%

Arma, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arma 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 # 150 78th
Population Density # 131 81st
Diversity Index # 474 30th
Median Household Income # 650 3rd
Per Capita Income # 633 6th

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