Labette County KS Information


Labette County Subdivisions

Labette County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 21,382
Population in Households 20,902
Population in Familes 16,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 480
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 8,733
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,911 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,822 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,359 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $84,230
Average Home Value $114,909


Median Household Income $40,026
Average Household Income $48,735
Per Capita Income $20,032
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.47%
Households -0.24% -0.49%
Families -0.35% -0.57%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Labette County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Labette County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 27 75th
Population Density1 # 22 80th
Diversity Index2 # 38 65th
Median Household Income # 83 22nd
Per Capita Income # 96 10th

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