Fowler, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Fowler, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Fowler had a population of 566 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fowler: Fowler City, Gilbert.

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


Total Population 566
Population in Households 551
Population in Familes 466
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,214
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $42,537
Average Household Income $56,818
Per Capita Income $22,885


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $82,456
Average Home Value $140,068


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 149
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 -0.5% -0.83%
Households -0.48% -0.82%
Families -0.08% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

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, 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 # 280 58th
Population Density # 176 74th
Diversity Index # 87 87th
Median Household Income # 508 24th
Per Capita Income # 513 24th

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