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McDonald, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of McDonald had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.7858 and longitude -101.3757 in Rawlins County. The formal boundaries for the City of McDonald 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

McDonald, KS Housing Affordability Index is 316
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

McDonald, KS Wealth Index is 84
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 163 (100%)
Population in Households 163 (100.0%)
Population in Families 138 (84.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 735
Diversity Index2 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,687
Average Household Income $68,502
Per Capita Income $31,316
Wealth Index4 84

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $88,000
Housing Affordability Index3 316
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 2
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 0.2% -0.12%
Households 0.41% 0.0%
Families 1.88% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

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, 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 # 474 30th
Population Density # 360 46th
Diversity Index # 143 79th
Median Household Income # 250 63rd
Per Capita Income # 120 82nd

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