Fort Dodge, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Dodge, Kansas - Basic Facts

The Fort Dodge Census Designated Place had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.7304 and longitude -99.937 in Ford County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Dodge Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 166
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 132
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 906
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $37,709
Average Household Income $46,239
Per Capita Income $15,061


Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $53,947
Average Home Value $56,707


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.24%
Households 0.0% -0.3%
Families 9.05% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.02%

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, 2018 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 # 467 30th
Population Density # 294 56th
Diversity Index # 5 100th
Median Household Income # 609 9th
Per Capita Income # 668 1st

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