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Norcatur, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Norcatur had a population of 146 as of July 1, 2019. Norcatur ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Norcatur is located at latitude 39.8369 and longitude -100.1879 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norcatur encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

The City of Norcatur (GNIS ID: 2395246) 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 Norcatur is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norcatur: Rockwell City.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Norcatur, KS Housing Affordability Index is 350
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

Norcatur, KS Wealth Index is 114
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 146 (100%)
Population in Households 146 (100.0%)
Population in Families 117 (80.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 147
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,434
Average Household Income $77,260
Per Capita Income $36,551
Wealth Index4 114

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $63,462
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 -0.36% -0.84%
Households -0.3% -0.85%
Families 1.52% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Norcatur, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norcatur 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 # 492 27th
Population Density # 614 9th
Diversity Index # 589 12th
Median Household Income # 409 39th
Per Capita Income # 44 94th

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