Nortonville, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nortonville, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Nortonville had a population of 732 as of July 1, 2017. Nortonville 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 Nortonville is located at latitude 39.4154 and longitude -95.33 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nortonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The City of Nortonville (GNIS ID: 2395272) 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 Nortonville is located within Township of Norton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 732
Daytime Population: Workers 152
Daytime Population: Residents 410
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 562
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 712
Population in Familes 621
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,678
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,599
Average Household Income $64,601
Per Capita Income $24,825


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $107,653
Average Home Value $133,871


Total Households 269
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 197
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 1.94% 1.38%
Households 2.06% 1.51%
Families 1.65% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

Nortonville, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nortonville 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 # 247 63rd
Population Density # 81 88th
Diversity Index # 560 17th
Median Household Income # 239 65th
Per Capita Income # 419 38th

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