Bushton, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Bushton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bushton had a population of 272 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bushton is located at latitude 38.5122 and longitude -98.3959 in Rice County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bushton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rice County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,772 feet.

The City of Bushton (GNIS ID: 2393480) 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 Bushton is located within Township of Farmer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rice County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bushton: Sorghum.

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


Total Population 272
Population in Households 272
Population in Familes 222
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,167
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $48,210
Average Household Income $57,175
Per Capita Income $24,975


Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $45,000
Average Home Value $69,697


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 76
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 -0.31% -0.67%
Households -0.31% -0.53%
Families -0.31% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Bushton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bushton 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 # 374 44th
Population Density # 192 72nd
Diversity Index # 198 71st
Median Household Income # 369 45th
Per Capita Income # 397 41st

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