Kechi, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kechi, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Kechi had a population of 2,046 as of July 1, 2017. Kechi ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Kechi is located at latitude 37.796 and longitude -97.2654 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kechi (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The City of Kechi (GNIS ID: 2395497) 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 Kechi is located within Township of Kechi, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kechi 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 Kechi: Kechi City.

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


Total Population 2,046
Daytime Population: Workers 504
Daytime Population: Residents 946
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,450
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 2,045
Population in Familes 1,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 342
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $81,578
Average Household Income $96,076
Per Capita Income $34,789


Total Housing Units 762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 670 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $172,619
Average Home Value $187,855


Total Households 743
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 593
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 0.96% 0.63%
Households 0.81% 0.51%
Families 0.64% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Kechi, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kechi 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 # 122 82nd
Population Density # 543 19th
Diversity Index # 116 83rd
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 46 93rd

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