Sheridan County KS Information


Sheridan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,561
Population in Households 2,528
Population in Familes 2,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,106
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 739
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 862 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $88,740
Average Home Value $146,752


Median Household Income $48,084
Average Household Income $65,243
Per Capita Income $28,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.08%
Households 0.1% 0.13%
Families 0.04% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Sheridan County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan 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 # 95 10th
Population Density1 # 92 12th
Diversity Index2 # 90 16th
Median Household Income # 42 61st
Per Capita Income # 12 90th

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