Gray County KS Information


Gray County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,191
Population in Households 6,113
Population in Familes 5,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,223
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,600 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 623 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $123,294
Average Home Value $150,938


Median Household Income $55,458
Average Household Income $73,101
Per Capita Income $26,391
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.69%
Households 0.51% 0.71%
Families 0.46% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Gray County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gray 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 # 59 45th
Population Density1 # 64 40th
Diversity Index2 # 33 70th
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 35 68th

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