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The City of Grenola had a population of 208 as of July 1, 2017. Grenola ranks in the lower 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 Grenola is located at latitude 37.3503 and longitude -96.4497 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grenola (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,119 feet.

The City of Grenola (GNIS ID: 2394247) 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 Grenola is located within Township of Greenfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Elk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grenola 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 Grenola: Canola.

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


Total Population 208
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 157
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 437
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,876
Average Household Income $55,988
Per Capita Income $24,592


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $68,056
Average Home Value $144,718


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 59
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 -0.52% -1.28%
Households -0.61% -1.4%
Families -1.12% -1.39%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Grenola, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grenola 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 # 427 36th
Population Density # 507 25th
Diversity Index # 500 26th
Median Household Income # 505 25th
Per Capita Income # 435 35th

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