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Longton, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Longton had a population of 336 as of July 1, 2017. Longton 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 Longton is located at latitude 37.3778 and longitude -96.0829 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Longton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Elk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The City of Longton (GNIS ID: 2395760) 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 Longton is located within Township of Longton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Elk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Longton 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 Longton: Elk Rapids.

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


Total Population 336
Daytime Population: Workers 201
Daytime Population: Residents 216
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 336
Population in Familes 276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $32,975
Average Household Income $42,678
Per Capita Income $17,528


Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $46,552
Average Home Value $73,611


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 94
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 -0.48% -1.22%
Households -0.67% -1.32%
Families -0.43% -1.31%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Longton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longton 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 # 354 47th
Population Density # 563 16th
Diversity Index # 198 70th
Median Household Income # 657 2nd
Per Capita Income # 662 1st

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