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Glen Elder, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Glen Elder had a population of 455 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Glen Elder is located at latitude 39.5002 and longitude -98.3064 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glen Elder (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,437 feet.

The City of Glen Elder (GNIS ID: 2394910) 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 Glen Elder is located within Township of Glen Elder, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Elder: West Hampton.

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


Total Population 455
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 354
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,038
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $42,264
Average Household Income $57,044
Per Capita Income $27,315


Total Housing Units 250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $50,000
Average Home Value $77,833


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 123
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 0.27% -0.27%
Households 0.43% -0.1%
Families -0.58% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Glen Elder, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Elder 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 # 312 54th
Population Density # 248 63rd
Diversity Index # 370 45th
Median Household Income # 514 24th
Per Capita Income # 220 67th

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