Sharon Springs, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Sharon Springs, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sharon Springs had a population of 771 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sharon Springs is located at latitude 38.8944 and longitude -101.7512 in Wallace County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sharon Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wallace County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,474 feet.

The City of Sharon Springs (GNIS ID: 2395858) 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 Sharon Springs is located within Township of Sharon Springs, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wallace County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sharon Springs: Eagel Tail, Eagle Tail.

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


Total Population 771
Population in Households 754
Population in Familes 611
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 852
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $36,647
Average Household Income $61,906
Per Capita Income $27,436


Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $81,311
Average Home Value $92,766


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 204
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 0.37% -0.18%
Households 0.44% -0.18%
Families 0.42% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Sharon Springs, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharon Springs 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 # 237 65th
Population Density # 318 53rd
Diversity Index # 219 68th
Median Household Income # 635 6th
Per Capita Income # 214 68th

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