Frontenac, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Frontenac, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Frontenac had a population of 3,439 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Frontenac is located at latitude 37.4569 and longitude -94.7029 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Frontenac (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Frontenac population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 3,439
Population in Households 3,339
Population in Familes 2,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 692
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $42,596
Average Household Income $57,029
Per Capita Income $23,360


Total Housing Units 1,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 961 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 412 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $131,537
Average Home Value $149,480


Total Households 1,372
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 868
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.01% -0.1%
Households -0.17% -0.19%
Families -0.34% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

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, 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 # 84 88th
Population Density # 388 42nd
Diversity Index # 386 42nd
Median Household Income # 506 25th
Per Capita Income # 483 28th

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