Geary County KS Information


Geary County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,293
Population in Households 37,446
Population in Familes 31,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 847
Population Density1 100
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 14,101
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 9,963
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,362 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,739 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,165 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $158,212
Average Home Value $167,622


Median Household Income $44,662
Average Household Income $59,285
Per Capita Income $22,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.75% 1.33%
Households 1.7% 1.3%
Families 1.66% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Geary County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Geary 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 # 12 90th
Population Density1 # 8 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 61 43rd
Per Capita Income # 93 12th

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