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Ness City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ness City had a population of 1,412 as of July 1, 2019. Ness City ranks in the upper 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 Ness City is located at latitude 38.4528 and longitude -99.9065 in Ness County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ness City encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ness County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,254 feet.

The City of Ness City (GNIS ID: 2395176) 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 Ness City is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ness County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ness City: Iowa.

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Ness City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ness City, KS Housing Affordability Index is 263
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ness City, KS Wealth Index is 80
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,412 (100%)
Population in Households 1,374 (97.3%)
Population in Families 1,091 (77.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 38 ( 2.7%)
Population Density 952
Diversity Index2 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,776
Average Household Income $68,038
Per Capita Income $29,466
Wealth Index4 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $83,981
Housing Affordability Index3 263
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 616
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.34% -0.57%
Households -0.4% -0.62%
Families -0.36% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Ness City, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ness City to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 159 76th
Population Density # 278 59th
Diversity Index # 152 77th
Median Household Income # 344 49th
Per Capita Income # 192 72nd

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