Pottawatomie County KS Information


Pottawatomie County Subdivisions

Pottawatomie County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,483
Daytime Population: Workers 9,336
Daytime Population: Residents 13,210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 24,184
Population in Familes 20,659
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $57,243
Average Household Income $73,626
Per Capita Income $26,810


Total Housing Units 9,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,877 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,948 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 857 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $181,722
Average Home Value $207,460


Total Households 8,825
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 6,292
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.74% 1.67%
Households 1.58% 1.57%
Families 1.48% 1.51%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.04%


Pottawatomie County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pottawatomie County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 24 78th
Population Density # 28 74th
Diversity Index # 51 53rd
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 47 56th

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