The City of Oberlin had a population of 1,744 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Oberlin is located at latitude 39.823 and longitude -100.5307 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oberlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,562 feet.
The City of Oberlin (GNIS ID: 485632) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Oberlin: Sappa, Westfield.
|Population in Households||1,665|
|Population in Familes||1,271|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||79|
|Median Household Income||$37,243|
|Average Household Income||$48,727|
|Per Capita Income||$23,068|
|Total Housing Units||1,046 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||632 (60.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||173 (16.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||241 (23.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$73,450|
|Average Home Value||$82,358|
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.1%|
|Per Capita Income||0.74%|
The table below compares Oberlin 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.
|Total Population||# 138||80th|
|Population Density||# 292||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 485||28th|
|Median Household Income||# 624||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 499||26th|
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