Neosho County KS Information


Neosho County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,645
Population in Households 16,195
Population in Familes 13,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 450
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 6,713
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,761 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,952 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 926 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $80,684
Average Home Value $105,844


Median Household Income $42,131
Average Household Income $54,258
Per Capita Income $22,190
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.13%
Households 0.16% 0.15%
Families 0.11% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Neosho County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neosho 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 # 32 70th
Population Density1 # 28 74th
Diversity Index2 # 54 49th
Median Household Income # 76 29th
Per Capita Income # 90 15th

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