Jewell County KS Information


Jewell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,980
Population in Households 2,953
Population in Familes 2,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,420
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 881
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,106 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 612 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $57,649
Average Home Value $80,289


Median Household Income $39,306
Average Household Income $52,606
Per Capita Income $25,170
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.42%
Households -0.33% -0.3%
Families -0.39% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Jewell County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewell 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 # 87 18th
Population Density1 # 89 16th
Diversity Index2 # 102 4th
Median Household Income # 99 7th
Per Capita Income # 52 51st

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