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The City of Formoso had a population of 89 as of July 1, 2017. Formoso ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Formoso is located at latitude 39.779 and longitude -97.9932 in Jewell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Formoso (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,529 feet.

The City of Formoso (GNIS ID: 2394792) 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 Formoso is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jewell County.

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


Total Population 89
Daytime Population: Workers 63
Daytime Population: Residents 49
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 112
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 89
Population in Familes 70
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 320
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $47,211
Average Household Income $55,533
Per Capita Income $26,193


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $48,684
Average Home Value $81,757


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.6% -0.68%
Households -0.59% -0.89%
Families 1.52% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Formoso, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Formoso 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 # 572 15th
Population Density # 553 18th
Diversity Index # 663 1st
Median Household Income # 396 41st
Per Capita Income # 323 52nd

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