Dickinson County KS Information


Dickinson County Subdivisions

Dickinson County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 20,119
Population in Households 19,812
Population in Familes 16,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 307
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 8,249
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 5,554
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,808 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,441 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 932 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $94,407
Average Home Value $139,446


Median Household Income $49,879
Average Household Income $57,885
Per Capita Income $23,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.15%
Households 0.51% 0.14%
Families 0.41% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Dickinson County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickinson County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 29 73rd
Population Density1 # 33 70th
Diversity Index2 # 56 48th
Median Household Income # 26 76th
Per Capita Income # 45 58th

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