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The City of Fowler had a population of 566 as of July 1, 2017. Fowler 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 Fowler is located at latitude 37.3833 and longitude -100.1958 in Meade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fowler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Meade County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,490 feet.

The City of Fowler (GNIS ID: 2394802) 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 Fowler is located within Township of Fowler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Meade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fowler 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 Fowler: Fowler City, Gilbert.

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


Total Population 566
Daytime Population: Workers 204
Daytime Population: Residents 290
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 551
Population in Familes 464
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,214
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $40,128
Average Household Income $60,618
Per Capita Income $24,287


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $133,013


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 149
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 -0.57% -0.61%
Households -0.61% -0.64%
Families -0.09% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Fowler, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fowler 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 # 278 59th
Population Density # 181 73rd
Diversity Index # 87 87th
Median Household Income # 570 15th
Per Capita Income # 455 32nd

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