Luray, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Luray, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Luray had a population of 208 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Luray is located at latitude 39.1149 and longitude -98.6921 in Russell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Luray (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Russell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,562 feet.

The City of Luray (GNIS ID: 2395785) 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 Luray is located within Township of Luray, a minor civil division (MCD) of Russell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Luray 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 Luray: Leeson, Lura.

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


Total Population 208
Daytime Population: Workers 58
Daytime Population: Residents 120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 178
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 641
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $43,602
Average Household Income $57,263
Per Capita Income $27,335


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $62,037
Average Home Value $85,443


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 61
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 0.97% 0.66%
Households 1.0% 0.78%
Families 0.0% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Luray, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luray 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 # 428 36th
Population Density # 419 38th
Diversity Index # 471 30th
Median Household Income # 484 28th
Per Capita Income # 253 62nd

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