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The City of Gypsum had a population of 456 as of July 1, 2017. Gypsum ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gypsum is located at latitude 38.7058 and longitude -97.4269 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gypsum (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

The City of Gypsum (GNIS ID: 2394263) 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 Gypsum is located within Township of Eureka, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gypsum 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 Gypsum: Gypsum City, Pliny, Prescott.

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


Total Population 456
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 199
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 228
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 456
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,256
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,590
Average Household Income $72,974
Per Capita Income $29,083


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $129,000
Average Home Value $169,692


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 130
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 1.65% 1.07%
Households 1.77% 1.06%
Families 2.2% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Gypsum, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gypsum 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 # 311 54th
Population Density # 165 76th
Diversity Index # 352 48th
Median Household Income # 321 52nd
Per Capita Income # 158 77th

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