Statewide Claims to Fame

Chanute is 8th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Chanute is 9th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Income below poverty line

Chanute is 14th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Chanute is 15th in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Chanute is 15th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Female residents

Chanute is 17th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White

Chanute is 18th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Chanute is 20th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 9,161 41st 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.0 42nd 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,297.2 44th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 25th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.3% 36th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.8% 8th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.1% 51st 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.1% 60th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Race - White 92.4% 17th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.9% 42nd 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 14th 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 35th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 18th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 53rd 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.4% 37th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.1% 20th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Female residents 52.0% 15th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.9% 47th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Housing units 4,178 38th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 11.2% 53rd 17.6% 25.9%
Households 3,727 39th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 65.1% 30th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $63,500 56th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.3 47th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $18,214 55th $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $35,689 56th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.7% 9th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Chanute Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 996 32nd 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $169,039 29th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,192 15th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,191 41st $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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