Kansas is a village in Kansas Township, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. The population was 787 at the 2010 census.
Kansas is located at 39°33′13″N 87°56′18″W (39.553627, -87.938392).
According to the 2010 census, Kansas has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all land.
A post office called Kansas has been in operation since 1855. The town was named after the Kansas Territory.
As of the census of 2000, there were 842 people, 340 households, and 228 families residing in the village. The population density was 818.9 people per square mile (315.6/km²). There were 378 housing units at an average density of 367.6 per square mile (141.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.46% White, 0.36% African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population.
There were 340 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.