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Tipton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Tipton had a population of 209 as of July 1, 2017. Tipton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tipton is located at latitude 39.3395 and longitude -98.4708 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tipton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,601 feet.

The City of Tipton (GNIS ID: 2397031) 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 Tipton is located within Township of Pittsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tipton 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 Tipton: Pittsburgh.

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


Total Population 209
Daytime Population: Workers 339
Daytime Population: Residents 91
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 430
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.06
Population in Households 209
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 818
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $57,777
Average Household Income $81,042
Per Capita Income $35,662


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $94,737
Average Home Value $127,134


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 66
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 -0.07% -0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Tipton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tipton 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 # 426 37th
Population Density # 335 50th
Diversity Index # 658 2nd
Median Household Income # 127 81st
Per Capita Income # 38 94th

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