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Smolan, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Smolan had a population of 208 as of July 1, 2019. Smolan 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 Smolan is located at latitude 38.7386 and longitude -97.6845 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Smolan encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,283 feet.

The City of Smolan (GNIS ID: 2395904) 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 Smolan is located within Township of Smolan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.


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Smolan, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Smolan, KS Housing Affordability Index is 205
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

Smolan, KS Wealth Index is 137
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 208 (100%)
Population in Households 208 (100.0%)
Population in Families 180 (86.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,879
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,764
Average Household Income $97,613
Per Capita Income $39,900
Wealth Index4 137

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $173,333
Housing Affordability Index3 205
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.36% -0.58%
Households -0.14% -0.51%
Families 0.0% -0.69%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Smolan, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smolan 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 # 426 37th
Population Density # 53 92nd
Diversity Index # 179 73rd
Median Household Income # 82 88th
Per Capita Income # 20 97th

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