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Lewis, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lewis had a population of 487 as of July 1, 2017. Lewis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Lewis is located at latitude 37.937 and longitude -99.2546 in Edwards County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lewis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,146 feet.

The City of Lewis (GNIS ID: 2395691) 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 Lewis is located within Township of Wayne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edwards County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 487
Daytime Population: Workers 239
Daytime Population: Residents 238
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 487
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,487
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $44,844
Average Household Income $72,041
Per Capita Income $29,463


Total Housing Units 230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $46,951
Average Home Value $85,227


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 135
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 1.06% 0.16%
Households 1.09% 0.2%
Families 0.85% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   4.1%

Lewis, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 302 55th
Population Density # 114 83rd
Diversity Index # 19 97th
Median Household Income # 453 33rd
Per Capita Income # 146 78th

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