Simpson, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Simpson, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Simpson had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2017. Simpson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Simpson is located at latitude 39.386 and longitude -97.934 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Simpson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,332 feet.

The City of Simpson (GNIS ID: 2395891) 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 Simpson is located within Township of Logan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Simpson 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 Simpson: Brittsville.

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


Total Population 94
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 55
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 74
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 93
Population in Familes 72
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 370
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $43,369
Average Household Income $60,451
Per Capita Income $27,205


Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (36.5%)
Median Home Value $92,500
Average Home Value $124,074


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 24
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 1.23% 0.63%
Households 1.46% 0.5%
Families -1.1% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Simpson, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Simpson 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 # 563 16th
Population Density # 533 21st
Diversity Index # 493 27th
Median Household Income # 492 27th
Per Capita Income # 260 62nd

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