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Ford, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Ford had a population of 210 as of July 1, 2017. Ford ranks in the upper 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 Ford is located at latitude 37.6366 and longitude -99.7538 in Ford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,398 feet.

The City of Ford (GNIS ID: 2394785) 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 Ford is located within Township of Ford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ford 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 Ford: Ford City.

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


Total Population 210
Daytime Population: Workers 44
Daytime Population: Residents 100
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 144
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 210
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 497
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $54,384
Average Household Income $76,336
Per Capita Income $29,756


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $132,971


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 64
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 -0.39% -0.29%
Households -0.44% -0.43%
Families 1.13% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Ford, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford 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 # 425 37th
Population Density # 481 28th
Diversity Index # 113 83rd
Median Household Income # 216 68th
Per Capita Income # 135 80th

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