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The City of Dwight had a population of 268 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dwight is located at latitude 38.8447 and longitude -96.5918 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dwight (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The City of Dwight (GNIS ID: 2394583) 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 Dwight is located within Township 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dwight 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 Dwight: Damorris.

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


Total Population 268
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 268
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 728
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $58,395
Average Household Income $69,629
Per Capita Income $28,480


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $88,235
Average Home Value $129,948


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 85
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 -0.2% -0.53%
Households -0.24% -0.53%
Families 1.01% -0.72%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Dwight, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dwight 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 # 389 42nd
Population Density # 368 45th
Diversity Index # 187 73rd
Median Household Income # 118 83rd
Per Capita Income # 181 73rd

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