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Meade, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Meade had a population of 1,679 as of July 1, 2017. Meade 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 Meade is located at latitude 37.2835 and longitude -100.343 in Meade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Meade (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Meade County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,497 feet.

The City of Meade (GNIS ID: 2395076) 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 Meade is located within Township of Meade Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Meade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meade 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 Meade: Meade Center, Meade Centre, Meade City, Skidmore.

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


Total Population 1,679
Daytime Population: Workers 989
Daytime Population: Residents 912
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,901
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 1,587
Population in Familes 1,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 1,160
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $56,544
Average Household Income $66,418
Per Capita Income $26,507


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 472 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $89,372
Average Home Value $119,809


Total Households 652
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 440
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 -0.4% -0.58%
Households -0.46% -0.62%
Families -0.49% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Meade, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meade 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 # 144 79th
Population Density # 198 71st
Diversity Index # 169 75th
Median Household Income # 158 77th
Per Capita Income # 301 55th

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