Council Grove, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Council Grove, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Council Grove had a population of 2,101 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Council Grove is located at latitude 38.6632 and longitude -96.4918 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Council Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,234 feet.

The City of Council Grove (GNIS ID: 485560) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Council Grove, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,101
Population in Households 2,046
Population in Familes 1,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 1,054
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $40,119
Average Household Income $52,413
Per Capita Income $23,754


Total Housing Units 1,107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 691 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $83,232
Average Home Value $120,876


Total Households 956
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 566
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 -0.46% -0.69%
Households -0.43% -0.68%
Families 0.02% -0.79%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.99%

Council Grove, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Council Grove 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 # 120 82nd
Population Density # 239 65th
Diversity Index # 191 72nd
Median Household Income # 562 16th
Per Capita Income # 467 31st

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