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The City of Grainfield had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2017. Grainfield ranks in 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 Grainfield is located at latitude 39.1142 and longitude -100.4684 in Gove County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grainfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gove County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,812 feet.

The City of Grainfield (GNIS ID: 2394946) 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 Grainfield is located within Township of Grainfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gove County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grainfield 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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Grainfield, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 274
Daytime Population: Workers 103
Daytime Population: Residents 143
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 577
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $48,616
Average Household Income $61,187
Per Capita Income $28,381


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $73,026
Average Home Value $98,333


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 83
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 -0.15% -0.22%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families -0.17% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Grainfield, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grainfield 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 # 380 44th
Population Density # 441 35th
Diversity Index # 588 12th
Median Household Income # 374 44th
Per Capita Income # 190 72nd

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