Yates Center is a city located in Woodson County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Woodson County. With a 2020 population of 1,273, it is the 160th largest city in Kansas and the 9328th largest city in the United States . Yates Center is currently declining at a rate of -1.85% annually and its population has decreased by -10.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,417 in 2010. Yates Center reached it's highest population of 1,426 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Yates Center has a population density of 481 people per square mile.
The average household income in Yates Center is $55,194 with a poverty rate of 17.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $59,400. The median age in Yates Center is 44.6 years, 43.6 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.