Harvey County KS Information


Harvey County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,609
Population in Households 34,298
Population in Familes 28,643
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,311
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 13,652
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 9,447
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,465 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,187 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,166 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $113,689
Average Home Value $139,488


Median Household Income $51,772
Average Household Income $62,595
Per Capita Income $24,815
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.27%
Households 0.29% 0.18%
Families 0.23% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.


Harvey County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harvey 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 # 16 86th
Population Density1 # 11 90th
Diversity Index2 # 32 70th
Median Household Income # 21 81st
Per Capita Income # 56 48th

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