The City of Americus had a population of 918 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Americus is located at latitude 38.5064 and longitude -96.2613 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Americus (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.
The City of Americus (GNIS ID: 2393946) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Americus 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 Americus: Orleans, Sheridan.
|Daytime Population: Workers||137|
|Daytime Population: Residents||357|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||494|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.54|
|Population in Households||915|
|Population in Familes||784|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Median Household Income||$54,531|
|Average Household Income||$63,273|
|Per Capita Income||$24,925|
|Total Housing Units||386 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||305 (79.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||58 (15.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||23 ( 6.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,203|
|Average Home Value||$141,885|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.72%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
The table below compares Americus 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.
|Total Population||# 215||68th|
|Population Density||# 333||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 411||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 210||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 416||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.