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Frontenac, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Frontenac had a population of 3,347 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Frontenac is located at latitude 37.4556 and longitude -94.6891 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Frontenac encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Frontenac (GNIS ID: 485577) 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.


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Frontenac, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Frontenac, KS Housing Affordability Index is 211
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Frontenac, KS Wealth Index is 54
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,347
Population in Households 3,248
Population in Families 2,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density 675
Diversity Index1 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,874
Average Household Income $64,447
Per Capita Income $26,235
Wealth Index3 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 913 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 438 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $123,285
Housing Affordability Index2 211
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,351
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 855
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.15% -0.26%
Households -0.16% -0.28%
Families -0.35% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Frontenac, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frontenac to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 85 87th
Population Density # 400 41st
Diversity Index # 390 42nd
Median Household Income # 304 55th
Per Capita Income # 343 49th

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