Arkansas City, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,622 housing units in Arkansas City. This represents a 2.6% decline from 5,774 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,441 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 181 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Arkansas City is about 64.8%. Arkansas City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Arkansas City were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom13%
Two Bedrooms40.90%
Three Bedrooms35%
Four Bedrooms7.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.35
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$43,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$27,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$282

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan4%
Simple Mortgage41%
Debt Free48.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.1%