McDonald, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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McDonald, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of McDonald had a population of 148 as of July 1, 2018. McDonald 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 McDonald is located at latitude 39.7847 and longitude -101.3701 in Rawlins County. The formal boundaries for the City of McDonald (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rawlins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,363 feet.

The City of McDonald (GNIS ID: 2395064) 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 McDonald is located within Township of Rocewood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rawlins County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for McDonald: Celia.

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


Total Population 148
Population in Households 148
Population in Familes 127
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 667
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $53,470
Average Household Income $69,213
Per Capita Income $31,799


Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $77,586
Average Home Value $91,071


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.94% -0.68%
Households -0.81% -0.56%
Families 0.97% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

McDonald, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McDonald 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 # 492 27th
Population Density # 403 40th
Diversity Index # 164 76th
Median Household Income # 227 66th
Per Capita Income # 80 88th

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