Nemaha County KS Information


Nemaha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,445
Population in Households 10,186
Population in Familes 8,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 4,292
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,794
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,297 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 995 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 482 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $110,908
Average Home Value $152,851


Median Household Income $48,763
Average Household Income $63,850
Per Capita Income $26,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.39%
Households 0.68% 0.56%
Families 0.6% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Nemaha County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nemaha 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 # 38 65th
Population Density1 # 41 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 97 8th
Median Household Income # 41 62nd
Per Capita Income # 31 71st

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