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Fort Dodge, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Fort Dodge Census Designated Place had a population of 167 as of July 1, 2019. Fort Dodge 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 Fort Dodge is located at latitude 37.732 and longitude -99.9354 in Ford County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Dodge Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,464 feet.

The Fort Dodge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629156) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Dodge Census Designated Place is located within Township of Grandview, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ford County.


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Fort Dodge, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Dodge, KS Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort Dodge, KS Wealth Index is 37
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 167 (100%)
Population in Households 155 (92.8%)
Population in Families 132 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12 ( 7.2%)
Population Density 912
Diversity Index2 77
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,481
Average Household Income $51,075
Per Capita Income $15,552
Wealth Index4 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $58,929
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.13% 0.0%
Households 0.16% 0.0%
Families 8.03% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Fort Dodge, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Dodge to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 469 30th
Population Density # 290 57th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 595 11th
Per Capita Income # 667 1st

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