Pottawatomie County KS Information


Pottawatomie County Subdivisions

Pottawatomie County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 23,680
Population in Households 23,381
Population in Familes 20,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 8,583
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 6,152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,552 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,031 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 795 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $176,824


Median Household Income $56,006
Average Household Income $72,287
Per Capita Income $26,308
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.76% 1.81%
Households 1.65% 1.78%
Families 1.61% 1.75%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 25 77th
Population Density1 # 30 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 49 54th
Median Household Income # 10 91st
Per Capita Income # 24 78th

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