Norcatur, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Norcatur, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Norcatur had a population of 157 as of July 1, 2017. Norcatur 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 Norcatur is located at latitude 39.8348 and longitude -100.1888 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norcatur (see map below) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Norcatur: Rockwell City.

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


Total Population 157
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 107
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 157
Population in Familes 126
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 158
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $37,343
Average Household Income $64,292
Per Capita Income $30,249


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $46,324
Average Home Value $81,746


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 49
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 0.54% 0.5%
Households 0.55% 0.51%
Families 2.84% 0.8%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   4.2%

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, 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 # 483 28th
Population Density # 612 9th
Diversity Index # 490 27th
Median Household Income # 618 8th
Per Capita Income # 119 82nd

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