Johnson County KS Information


Johnson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 582,290
Population in Households 577,124
Population in Familes 478,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,166
Population Density1 1,230
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 226,678
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 154,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156,264 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 70,414 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,855 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $232,953
Average Home Value $288,931


Median Household Income $77,892
Average Household Income $103,291
Per Capita Income $40,396
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.25%
Households 1.01% 1.21%
Families 0.95% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.


Johnson County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnson 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 28 74th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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