Dresden, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dresden, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Dresden had a population of 43 as of July 1, 2017. Dresden ranks in the lower 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 Dresden is located at latitude 39.6217 and longitude -100.4189 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dresden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,733 feet.

The City of Dresden (GNIS ID: 2394562) 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 Dresden is located within Township of Dresden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dresden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 43
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 25
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 43
Population in Familes 34
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $38,889
Average Household Income $70,589
Per Capita Income $29,953


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $44,444
Average Home Value $59,375


Total Households 20
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 13
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 0.66% 0.46%
Households 0.71% 0.0%
Families 1.11% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   4.24%

Dresden, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dresden 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 # 639 5th
Population Density # 656 2nd
Diversity Index # 461 32nd
Median Household Income # 586 13th
Per Capita Income # 126 81st

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