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Speed, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Speed had a population of 41 as of July 1, 2019. Speed ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Speed is located at latitude 39.6772 and longitude -99.4209 in Phillips County. The formal boundaries for the City of Speed encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Phillips County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,863 feet.

The City of Speed (GNIS ID: 2395924) 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 Speed is located within Township of Belmont, a minor civil division (MCD) of Phillips County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Speed: Big Ben, Big Bend.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Speed, KS Housing Affordability Index is 0
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

Speed, KS Wealth Index is 56
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 41 (100%)
Population in Households 41 (100.0%)
Population in Families 34 (82.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 279
Diversity Index2 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,897
Average Household Income $60,019
Per Capita Income $25,570
Wealth Index4 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (41.9%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 12
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 1.12% 0.48%
Households 1.28% 0.0%
Families 0.95% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Speed, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Speed 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 # 642 4th
Population Density # 569 15th
Diversity Index # 454 33rd
Median Household Income # 546 19th
Per Capita Income # 394 41st

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