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Yates Center, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Yates Center had a population of 1,340 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Yates Center is located at latitude 37.8675 and longitude -95.7548 in Woodson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yates Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.44 sq. miles. Woodson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The City of Yates Center (GNIS ID: 485664) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yates Center 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 Yates Center: Bath, Chellis, Kalida.

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


Total Population 1,340
Daytime Population: Workers 809
Daytime Population: Residents 663
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 1,306
Population in Familes 954
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 514
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $30,772
Average Household Income $57,054
Per Capita Income $26,786


Total Housing Units 815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $48,684
Average Home Value $66,723


Total Households 627
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 338
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 -0.77% -1.13%
Households -0.79% -1.18%
Families -0.36% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Yates Center, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yates Center 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 # 168 75th
Population Density # 467 31st
Diversity Index # 370 44th
Median Household Income # 665 1st
Per Capita Income # 290 57th

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