Mission, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mission, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Mission had a population of 10,002 as of July 1, 2017. Mission ranks in the upper 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 Mission is located at latitude 39.0268 and longitude -94.657 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mission (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Mission (GNIS ID: 485623) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 10,002
Daytime Population: Workers 10,293
Daytime Population: Residents 3,909
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,202
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 10,002
Population in Familes 6,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,753
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $53,829
Average Household Income $69,784
Per Capita Income $37,373


Total Housing Units 5,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,525 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,857 (48.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 501 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $179,392
Average Home Value $226,713


Total Households 5,383
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 2,251
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 0.97% 1.09%
Households 1.02% 1.09%
Families 0.77% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Mission, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mission 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 # 37 95th
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 70 90th
Median Household Income # 231 66th
Per Capita Income # 22 97th

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