Waterville, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Waterville, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Waterville had a population of 691 as of July 1, 2018. Waterville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Waterville is located at latitude 39.6922 and longitude -96.7468 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waterville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Waterville (GNIS ID: 2397214) 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 Waterville is located within Township of Waterville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

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


Total Population 691
Population in Households 691
Population in Familes 569
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,422
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,562
Average Household Income $57,365
Per Capita Income $24,980


Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $85,294
Average Home Value $117,339


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 197
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 0.19% -0.2%
Households 0.29% -0.13%
Families 0.31% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Waterville, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waterville 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 # 252 63rd
Population Density # 124 82nd
Diversity Index # 600 10th
Median Household Income # 428 36th
Per Capita Income # 396 41st

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