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Dodge City, KS (Kansas) Houses and Residents

Dodge City,KS index of house prices

Total population: 28,117 (Urban population: 25,002 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 63 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 9,536 (8,810 occupied: 5,050 owner occupied, 3,782 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

34%

Housing density: 756 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $194,844.

Median contract rent in 2016: $357 (lower quartile is $279, upper quartile is $430)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $482


Median gross rent in Dodge City, KS in 2016: $454

Housing units in Dodge City with a mortgage: 2,781 (96 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,278

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,316

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,823

Median monthly housing costs: $733


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Dodge City, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,166 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Dodge City:

$108,166
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,352 - $157,646

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $145,326
Here:

$145,326
State:

$190,494

Townhouses or other attached units: $106,462
Here:

$106,462
State:

$171,869

In 2-unit structures: $323,907
Here:

$323,907
State:

$140,759

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,273
Here:

$196,273
State:

$103,033

Mobile homes: $21,838
Here:

$21,838
State:

$47,703
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,961
  • In family households: 24,113 (3,497 male householders, 2,858 female householders)
    4,498 spouses, 9,670 children (8,841 natural, 180 adopted, 667 stepchildren), 436 grandchildren, 560 brothers or sisters, 572 parents, 1,044 other relatives, 1,110 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,209 (1,123 male householders (835 living alone)), 1,293 female householders (1,109 living alone)), 799 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 583

Size of family households: 2,232 2-persons, 1,222 3-persons, 1,477 4-persons, 968 5-persons, 309 6-persons, 112 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,944 1-person, 387 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 9 6-persons.

4,639 married couples with children.
2,910 single-parent households (1,005 men, 1,905 women).

44.8% of residents of Dodge City speak English at home.
54.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (37% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 38% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 8,759 (31.3%)
(25.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dodge City, Kansas:

  • 23no bedroom
  • 721 bedroom
  • 1,2692 bedrooms
  • 1,9023 bedrooms
  • 1,2554 bedrooms
  • 5365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodge City, Kansas:

  • 128no bedroom
  • 9811 bedroom
  • 1,6592 bedrooms
  • 8433 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge City in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 152no vehicle
  • 1,0171 vehicle
  • 2,0872 vehicles
  • 1,2423 vehicles
  • 3554 vehicles
  • 2025+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Dodge City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 544no vehicle
  • 1,6171 vehicle
  • 1,2332 vehicles
  • 2263 vehicles
  • 1004 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dodge City, Kansas:

  • 131 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 7634 rooms
  • 8135 rooms
  • 7936 rooms
  • 7467 rooms
  • 7168 rooms
  • 9769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodge City, Kansas:

  • 1161 room
  • 2222 rooms
  • 6333 rooms
  • 1,3374 rooms
  • 7945 rooms
  • 4026 rooms
  • 1407 rooms
  • 1068 rooms
  • 339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Dodge City, KS household income distribution

  • Dodge City, KS household income distribution
  • 475Less than $10,000
  • 483$10,000 to $14,999
  • 547$15,000 to $19,999
  • 454$20,000 to $24,999
  • 651$25,000 to $29,999
  • 452$30,000 to $34,999
  • 538$35,000 to $39,999
  • 650$40,000 to $44,999
  • 357$45,000 to $49,999
  • 864$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,024$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,213$75,000 to $99,999
  • 427$100,000 to $124,999
  • 285$125,000 to $149,999
  • 133$150,000 to $199,999
  • 182$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Dodge City, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Dodge City, KS
  • 216Less than $10,000
  • 109$10,000 to $14,999
  • 101$15,000 to $19,999
  • 61$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 104$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 157$40,000 to $49,999
  • 222$50,000 to $59,999
  • 390$60,000 to $69,999
  • 296$70,000 to $79,999
  • 420$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 853$100,000 to $124,999
  • 468$125,000 to $149,999
  • 381$150,000 to $174,999
  • 384$175,000 to $199,999
  • 161$200,000 to $249,999
  • 131$250,000 to $299,999
  • 37$300,000 to $399,999
  • 79$400,000 to $499,999
  • 90$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Dodge City, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Dodge City, KS
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 34$150 to $199
  • 98$200 to $249
  • 201$250 to $299
  • 127$300 to $349
  • 271$350 to $399
  • 279$400 to $449
  • 486$450 to $499
  • 524$500 to $549
  • 304$550 to $599
  • 160$600 to $649
  • 363$650 to $699
  • 197$700 to $749
  • 182$750 to $799
  • 88$800 to $899
  • 138$900 to $999
  • 124$1,000 to $1,249
  • 123No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,8412010 or later
  • 2,8092000 to 2009
  • 2,9001990 to 1999
  • 1,4771980 to 1989
  • 5671970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Dodge City population
Dodge City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,082
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,352
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,612
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,004
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 563
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 280
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 447
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 20
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 92
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 365
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 107
  • 90 or more minutes: 98
Dodge City, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.2%
Number of people working at home: 243 (1.8% of all workers)

Dodge City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,228 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,766 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 79 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 281 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 184 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 243 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,480
 American: 653
 Irish: 550
 English: 428
 European: 170
 Scottish: 98
 Sudanese: 96
 Haitian: 96
 Dutch: 80
 African: 54
 Swedish: 51
 French (except Basque): 46
 Italian: 40
 Polish: 36
 Pennsylvania German: 34
 Scotch-Irish: 31
 Hungarian: 26
 Somali: 19
 Northern European: 14
 Norwegian: 14
 Arab: 12
 Romanian: 11
 British: 9
 Scandinavian: 8
 Palestinian: 6
 Serbian: 6
 Canadian: 4
 Swiss: 3
 Russian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 64%Mexico
  • 16%Cuba
  • 12%Guatemala
  • 7%El Salvador
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 1%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 1%Sudan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,876
  • Other state: 5,377
  • Northeast: 385
  • Midwest: 1,203
  • South: 1,845
  • West: 1,970

84% of Dodge City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Kansas.

Dodge City:

83.6%
State average:

83.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 406
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 153
  • 5th and 6th grade: 740
  • 7th and 8th grade: 311
  • 9th grade: 272
  • 10th grade: 237
  • 11th grade: 286
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 333
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,016
  • Less than 1 year of college: 537
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,116
  • Associate degree: 535
  • Bachelor's degree: 810
  • Master's degree: 369
  • Professional school degree: 61
  • Doctorate degree: 65

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 386
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 229
  • 5th and 6th grade: 434
  • 7th and 8th grade: 317
  • 9th grade: 250
  • 10th grade: 191
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 366
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,759
  • Less than 1 year of college: 667
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 928
  • Associate degree: 608
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,045
  • Master's degree: 274
  • Professional school degree: 72
  • Doctorate degree: 26

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 22.3%Males
  • 17.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 28.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 15.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 8.1%Females
Dodge City marital status for males
Dodge City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,975
  • One, attached: 381
  • Two: 553
  • 3 or 4: 585
  • 5 to 9: 448
  • 10 to 19: 248
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • 50 or more: 304
  • Mobile homes: 966

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,095

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dodge City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dodge City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.0%)
  • Electricity (13.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (68.5%)
  • Electricity (28.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 135
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

4.2%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 152
Here:

17.5%
Kansas:

15.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)