The City of Oberlin had a population of 1,796 as of July 1, 2017.
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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oberlin 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 Oberlin: Sappa, Westfield.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,068|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,010|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,078|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.16|
|Population in Households||1,716|
|Population in Familes||1,304|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||80|
|Median Household Income||$38,400|
|Average Household Income||$51,470|
|Per Capita Income||$24,148|
|Total Housing Units||1,062 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||602 (56.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||221 (20.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||239 (22.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$71,744|
|Average Home Value||$81,716|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.82%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
The table below compares Oberlin 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.
|Total Population||# 138||80th|
|Population Density||# 285||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 480||28th|
|Median Household Income||# 596||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 468||30th|
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