Wabaunsee County KS Information


Wabaunsee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,331
Population in Households 7,241
Population in Familes 6,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,844
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,335 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $122,792
Average Home Value $147,934


Median Household Income $54,804
Average Household Income $64,450
Per Capita Income $25,275
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.55%
Households 0.62% 0.56%
Families 0.56% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.


Wabaunsee County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabaunsee 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 # 53 50th
Population Density1 # 54 50th
Diversity Index2 # 81 24th
Median Household Income # 9 92nd
Per Capita Income # 51 52nd

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