Chase County KS Information


Chase County Subdivisions

Chase County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,763
Population in Households 2,618
Population in Familes 2,131
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,142
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 738
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 870 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $119,231
Average Home Value $148,161


Median Household Income $40,095
Average Household Income $56,895
Per Capita Income $24,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.36%
Households -0.11% -0.33%
Families -0.17% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Chase County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chase County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 90 15th
Population Density1 # 85 19th
Diversity Index2 # 71 33rd
Median Household Income # 91 14th
Per Capita Income # 67 37th

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