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Cawker City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cawker City had a population of 460 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Cawker City is located at latitude 39.5125 and longitude -98.4337 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cawker City encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,493 feet.

The City of Cawker City (GNIS ID: 2393772) 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 Cawker City is located within Township of Cawker, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cawker City: Cawker.

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Cawker City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cawker City, KS Housing Affordability Index is 293
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cawker City, KS Wealth Index is 56
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 460 (100%)
Population in Households 459 (99.8%)
Population in Families 355 (77.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 457
Diversity Index2 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,095
Average Household Income $57,525
Per Capita Income $27,590
Wealth Index4 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $71,429
Housing Affordability Index3 293
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 242
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.21% -0.62%
Households -0.09% -0.5%
Families 1.39% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Cawker City, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cawker City to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 308 54th
Population Density # 493 27th
Diversity Index # 365 45th
Median Household Income # 561 17th
Per Capita Income # 253 62nd

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