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Holcomb, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Holcomb had a population of 2,276 as of July 1, 2017. Holcomb 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 Holcomb is located at latitude 37.9834 and longitude -101.003 in Finney County. The formal boundaries for the City of Holcomb (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Finney County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,884 feet.

The City of Holcomb (GNIS ID: 2394397) 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 Holcomb is located within Township of Sherlock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Finney County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Holcomb 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 Holcomb: Sherlock.

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


Total Population 2,276
Daytime Population: Workers 280
Daytime Population: Residents 1,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,347
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 2,276
Population in Familes 2,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,690
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $68,162
Average Household Income $76,201
Per Capita Income $23,988


Total Housing Units 723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $154,643
Average Home Value $156,887


Total Households 717
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 567
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.16% 0.86%
Households 1.28% 0.93%
Families 1.17% 0.9%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Holcomb, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holcomb 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 # 111 84th
Population Density # 79 88th
Diversity Index # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 44 94th
Per Capita Income # 478 29th

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