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Woodston, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Woodston had a population of 140 as of July 1, 2017. Woodston ranks in the lower 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 Woodston is located at latitude 39.454 and longitude -99.0986 in Rooks County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woodston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rooks County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,713 feet.

The City of Woodston (GNIS ID: 2397374) 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 Woodston is located within Township 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rooks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Woodston: Rooks Centre.

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Woodston, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 140
Daytime Population: Workers 15
Daytime Population: Residents 81
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 96
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 140
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $47,562
Average Household Income $66,037
Per Capita Income $29,444


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $58,333
Average Home Value $92,778


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.14%
Households 0.26% 0.37%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   3.86%

Woodston, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodston to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 501 25th
Population Density # 437 35th
Diversity Index # 539 20th
Median Household Income # 393 42nd
Per Capita Income # 147 78th

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