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Rossville, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rossville had a population of 1,173 as of July 1, 2017. Rossville 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 Rossville is located at latitude 39.1354 and longitude -95.9493 in Shawnee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rossville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shawnee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 928 feet.

The City of Rossville (GNIS ID: 2396438) 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 Rossville is located within Township of Rossville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shawnee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossville 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 Rossville: Edna.

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


Total Population 1,173
Daytime Population: Workers 404
Daytime Population: Residents 596
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,000
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,158
Population in Familes 1,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,937
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $63,098
Average Household Income $76,923
Per Capita Income $27,489


Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 309 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $174,537
Average Home Value $179,723


Total Households 417
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 319
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 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.13% 0.19%
Families 1.18% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Rossville, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossville 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 # 181 73rd
Population Density # 47 93rd
Diversity Index # 175 74th
Median Household Income # 66 90th
Per Capita Income # 245 64th

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