Chetopa, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chetopa, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Chetopa had a population of 1,119 as of July 1, 2017. Chetopa ranks in the upper 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 Chetopa is located at latitude 37.0377 and longitude -95.0922 in Labette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chetopa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Labette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Chetopa (GNIS ID: 485554) 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 Chetopa 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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Chetopa, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,119
Daytime Population: Workers 448
Daytime Population: Residents 650
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,098
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 1,093
Population in Familes 847
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 838
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $27,710
Average Household Income $38,801
Per Capita Income $17,150


Total Housing Units 632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $40,155
Average Home Value $61,157


Total Households 489
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 296
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% -0.27%
Households -0.11% -0.29%
Families 0.19% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Chetopa, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chetopa 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 # 186 72nd
Population Density # 328 51st
Diversity Index # 132 80th
Median Household Income # 669 0th
Per Capita Income # 665 1st

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