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Basehor, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Basehor had a population of 5,437 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Basehor is located at latitude 39.1353 and longitude -94.9291 in Leavenworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Basehor (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Leavenworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Basehor (GNIS ID: 2394073) 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 Basehor is located within Township of Fairmount, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leavenworth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Basehor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Basehor: Baschor.

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Basehor, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,437
Daytime Population: Workers 1,083
Daytime Population: Residents 2,677
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,760
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 5,437
Population in Familes 4,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 806
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $79,420
Average Household Income $94,125
Per Capita Income $36,017


Total Housing Units 2,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,688 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 383 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $215,148
Average Home Value $253,656


Total Households 2,071
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,570
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 2.26% 1.39%
Households 2.32% 1.44%
Families 2.22% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Basehor, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Basehor 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 # 59 91st
Population Density # 339 50th
Diversity Index # 332 50th
Median Household Income # 22 97th
Per Capita Income # 32 96th

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