Oswego, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Oswego, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Oswego had a population of 1,644 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Oswego is located at latitude 37.1679 and longitude -95.1121 in Labette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oswego (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Labette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Oswego (GNIS ID: 485637) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oswego: Little Town, White Hairs Village.

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Oswego, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,644
Population in Households 1,577
Population in Familes 1,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 719
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $38,082
Average Household Income $49,641
Per Capita Income $20,868


Total Housing Units 868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 475 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $61,738
Average Home Value $84,053


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 429
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.28% -1.21%
Households -1.37% -1.23%
Families -1.25% -1.34%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Oswego, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oswego to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 145 79th
Population Density # 370 45th
Diversity Index # 236 65th
Median Household Income # 600 11th
Per Capita Income # 602 10th

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