Belle Plaine, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belle Plaine, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Belle Plaine had a population of 1,723 as of July 1, 2017. Belle Plaine 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 Belle Plaine is located at latitude 37.3938 and longitude -97.2796 in Sumner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belle Plaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sumner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,224 feet.

The City of Belle Plaine (GNIS ID: 2394114) 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 Belle Plaine is located within Township of Belle Plaine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sumner County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belle Plaine 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 Belle Plaine: Belle Plain.

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


Total Population 1,723
Daytime Population: Workers 615
Daytime Population: Residents 963
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,578
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,723
Population in Familes 1,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,901
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,552
Average Household Income $68,132
Per Capita Income $25,648


Total Housing Units 737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $85,443
Average Home Value $107,092


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 478
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 0.34% 0.03%
Households 0.3% 0.06%
Families 0.35% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Belle Plaine, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Plaine 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 # 141 79th
Population Density # 55 92nd
Diversity Index # 331 51st
Median Household Income # 266 61st
Per Capita Income # 358 47th

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