Morton County KS Information


Morton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,198
Population in Households 3,115
Population in Familes 2,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,220
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 843
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 832 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $93,713
Average Home Value $118,570


Median Household Income $51,672
Average Household Income $66,548
Per Capita Income $25,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.21%
Households -0.39% -0.35%
Families -0.45% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Morton County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton 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 # 81 24th
Population Density1 # 80 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 15 87th
Median Household Income # 24 78th
Per Capita Income # 45 58th

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