Cawker City, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Cawker City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cawker City had a population of 480 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cawker City is located at latitude 39.5096 and longitude -98.4331 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cawker City (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 480
Population in Households 479
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 481
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $42,037
Average Household Income $57,459
Per Capita Income $27,289


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $49,737
Average Home Value $75,265


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.28% -0.25%
Households 0.39% -0.08%
Families 2.05% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

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, 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 # 303 55th
Population Density # 483 28th
Diversity Index # 360 46th
Median Household Income # 516 23rd
Per Capita Income # 226 66th

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