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Rantoul, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rantoul had a population of 185 as of July 1, 2017. Rantoul ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Rantoul is located at latitude 38.5484 and longitude -95.1009 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rantoul (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The City of Rantoul (GNIS ID: 2396322) 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 Rantoul is located within Township of Cutler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rantoul population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 185
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 85
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 95
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 185
Population in Familes 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,254
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $76,523
Average Household Income $84,198
Per Capita Income $31,912


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $193,333
Average Home Value $208,594


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 58
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 0.07% -0.22%
Households 0.0% -0.27%
Families 2.07% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Rantoul, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rantoul 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 # 452 33rd
Population Density # 167 75th
Diversity Index # 524 23rd
Median Household Income # 31 96th
Per Capita Income # 79 88th

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