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Colwich, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Colwich had a population of 1,423 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Colwich is located at latitude 37.7818 and longitude -97.5363 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colwich (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The City of Colwich (GNIS ID: 2393614) 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 Colwich is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

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

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


Total Population 1,423
Daytime Population: Workers 349
Daytime Population: Residents 667
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,016
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,423
Population in Familes 1,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,067
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $81,951
Average Household Income $96,949
Per Capita Income $31,744


Total Housing Units 498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $141,346
Average Home Value $173,072


Total Households 494
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 389
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% 0.83%
Households 0.81% 0.76%
Families 1.55% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Colwich, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colwich 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 # 157 77th
Population Density # 239 65th
Diversity Index # 458 32nd
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 83 88th

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