Atchison County KS Information

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Atchison County Subdivisions

Atchison County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,873
Population in Households 15,498
Population in Familes 12,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,375
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,236
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 4,154
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,206 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,030 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 802 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $93,845
Average Home Value $128,976
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,755
Average Household Income $54,499
Per Capita Income $20,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.02%
Households -0.02% 0.04%
Families -0.05% 0.01%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Atchison County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atchison County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 71st
Population Density1 # 18 85th
Diversity Index2 # 48 55th
Median Household Income # 71 33rd
Per Capita Income # 95 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.

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