Seward, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Seward, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Seward had a population of 72 as of July 1, 2018. Seward ranks in the lower 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 Seward is located at latitude 38.1778 and longitude -98.7943 in Stafford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seward (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stafford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,909 feet.

The City of Seward (GNIS ID: 2396579) 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 Seward is located within Township of North Seward, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stafford County.

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Seward, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 72
Population in Households 72
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 281
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $53,145
Average Household Income $62,022
Per Capita Income $27,465


Total Housing Units 41 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $65,625
Average Home Value $86,290


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.44% 0.28%
Households 1.48% 0.57%
Families 4.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Seward, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seward to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 599 11th
Population Density # 566 16th
Diversity Index # 274 59th
Median Household Income # 236 65th
Per Capita Income # 213 68th

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