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Solomon, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Solomon had a population of 1,058 as of July 1, 2017. Solomon ranks in the upper 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 Solomon is located at latitude 38.9214 and longitude -97.3693 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Solomon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The City of Solomon (GNIS ID: 2395908) 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 Solomon is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Solomon 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 Solomon: Solomon City, Wiskapella.

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


Total Population 1,058
Daytime Population: Workers 604
Daytime Population: Residents 493
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,097
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,058
Population in Familes 876
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,244
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $48,339
Average Household Income $59,623
Per Capita Income $23,781


Total Housing Units 465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $99,771
Average Home Value $120,286


Total Households 423
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 288
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 -0.47% -0.46%
Households -0.32% -0.38%
Families -0.33% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Solomon, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solomon 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 # 194 71st
Population Density # 170 75th
Diversity Index # 413 39th
Median Household Income # 379 44th
Per Capita Income # 487 28th

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