Statewide Claims to Fame

Arkansas City is 3rd in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Arkansas City is 5th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Two or More

Arkansas City is 7th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Income below poverty line

Arkansas City is 8th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Arkansas City is 14th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Arkansas City is 19th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 12,340 30th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.4 30th 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,326.4 43rd 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 8.1% 19th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.4% 30th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 22nd 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.9% 57th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.2% 59th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Race - White 79.4% 49th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.9% 26th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.7% 3rd 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 47th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 14th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.6% 5th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.3% 8th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 72.4% 49th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Female residents 51.7% 23rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.1% 26th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Housing units 5,646 28th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.6% 40th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 4,554 32nd 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.1% 46th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $61,700 57th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.6 22nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $17,565 59th $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $35,782 54th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.7% 7th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Arkansas City Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 697 45th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $151,311 32nd $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,618 32nd $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $15,938 32nd $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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