Sedgwick County KS Information


Sedgwick County Subdivisions

Sedgwick County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 509,411
Population in Households 502,111
Population in Familes 406,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,300
Population Density1 511
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 197,798
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 129,131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123,485 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 74,313 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,841 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $143,094
Average Home Value $183,838


Median Household Income $49,485
Average Household Income $64,972
Per Capita Income $25,358
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.52%
Households 0.52% 0.52%
Families 0.41% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
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.


Sedgwick County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sedgwick County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 3 98th
Diversity Index2 # 12 90th
Median Household Income # 28 74th
Per Capita Income # 24 78th

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