The City of WaKeeney had a population of 1,824 as of July 1, 2018. WaKeeney ranks in the lower 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 WaKeeney is located at latitude 39.0236 and longitude -99.8817 in Trego County. The formal boundaries for the City of WaKeeney (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Trego County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,447 feet.
The City of WaKeeney (GNIS ID: 2397166) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for WaKeeney: Wa Keeney, Wa keeney, Wa-Keeney.
|Population in Households||1,770|
|Population in Familes||1,356|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||54|
|Median Household Income||$43,760|
|Average Household Income||$54,154|
|Per Capita Income||$25,221|
|Total Housing Units||979 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||635 (64.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||215 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||129 (13.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,983|
|Average Home Value||$102,162|
|Average Household Size||2.08|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.44%|
The table below compares WaKeeney 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.
|Total Population||# 136||80th|
|Population Density||# 236||65th|
|Diversity Index||# 554||18th|
|Median Household Income||# 481||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 369||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.