Sumner County KS Information


Sumner County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,132
Population in Households 23,723
Population in Familes 19,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 9,523
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,601
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,037 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,486 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,538 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $87,852
Average Home Value $123,938


Median Household Income $51,938
Average Household Income $63,499
Per Capita Income $25,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.07%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.07% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.


Sumner County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner 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 # 25 77th
Population Density1 # 37 66th
Diversity Index2 # 56 48th
Median Household Income # 19 83rd
Per Capita Income # 48 55th

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