Denison, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Denison, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Denison had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2017. Denison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Denison is located at latitude 39.3938 and longitude -95.6284 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Denison (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The City of Denison (GNIS ID: 2394515) 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 Denison is located within Township of Garfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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


Total Population 186
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 59
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 72
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.39
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,656
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,078
Average Household Income $62,197
Per Capita Income $24,309


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $133,750
Average Home Value $161,923


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 54
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% -0.54%
Households -0.18% -0.27%
Families 1.07% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.49%

Denison, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denison 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 # 450 33rd
Population Density # 83 88th
Diversity Index # 483 28th
Median Household Income # 277 59th
Per Capita Income # 452 33rd

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