Severance, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Severance, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Severance had a population of 89 as of July 1, 2018. Severance ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Severance is located at latitude 39.7668 and longitude -95.2492 in Doniphan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Severance (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Doniphan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Severance (GNIS ID: 2396577) 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 Severance is located within Township of Wolf River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Doniphan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Severance: Severence.

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


Total Population 89
Population in Households 89
Population in Familes 72
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 635
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,351
Average Household Income $61,425
Per Capita Income $25,364


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $82,143
Average Home Value $118,966


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.66% -0.68%
Households -0.64% -0.55%
Families 1.63% -0.85%
Median Household Income   4.82%
Per Capita Income   4.2%

Severance, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Severance 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 # 570 15th
Population Density # 415 38th
Diversity Index # 540 19th
Median Household Income # 487 28th
Per Capita Income # 359 47th

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