Oberlin, KS Profile: Facts & Data

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Oberlin, Kansas - Basic Facts

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.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,744
Population in Households 1,665
Population in Familes 1,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 913
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,243
Average Household Income $48,727
Per Capita Income $23,068

HOUSING

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
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 805
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 467
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.3% -0.64%
Households -0.28% -0.68%
Families -0.26% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   0.74%

Oberlin, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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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