Meade, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Meade, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Meade had a population of 1,662 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meade: Meade Center, Meade Centre, Meade City, Skidmore.

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


Total Population 1,662
Population in Households 1,570
Population in Familes 1,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 1,148
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $52,345
Average Household Income $63,944
Per Capita Income $25,649


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $92,432
Average Home Value $122,523


Total Households 648
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 436
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 -0.47% -0.73%
Households -0.48% -0.82%
Families -0.54% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

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, 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 # 142 79th
Population Density # 205 70th
Diversity Index # 177 74th
Median Household Income # 261 61st
Per Capita Income # 335 50th

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