Ness City, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Ness City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ness City had a population of 1,438 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.4539 and longitude -99.9057 in Ness County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ness City (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,438
Population in Households 1,400
Population in Familes 1,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 1,024
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $51,867
Average Household Income $64,898
Per Capita Income $28,504


Total Housing Units 744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $82,500
Average Home Value $104,908


Total Households 630
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 390
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 -0.16% -0.62%
Households -0.17% -0.64%
Families -0.15% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

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, 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 # 157 77th
Population Density # 254 62nd
Diversity Index # 168 75th
Median Household Income # 272 60th
Per Capita Income # 160 76th

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