Sherman County KS Information

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Sherman County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,001
Population in Households 5,899
Population in Familes 4,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,644
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,633
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,759 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 885 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 563 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $81,664
Average Home Value $115,023
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,659
Average Household Income $59,367
Per Capita Income $26,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.1%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.16% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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Sherman County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherman 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 # 62 42nd
Population Density1 # 72 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 31 71st
Median Household Income # 57 46th
Per Capita Income # 36 67th

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