Wallace County KS Information


Wallace County Subdivisions

Wallace County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,483
Daytime Population: Workers 619
Daytime Population: Residents 789
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,408
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,464
Population in Familes 1,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $47,121
Average Household Income $66,277
Per Capita Income $27,988


Total Housing Units 802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 462 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $83,721
Average Home Value $115,801


Total Households 623
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 412
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.07%
Households 0.07% 0.0%
Families -0.03% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.64%


Wallace County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallace County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 104 2nd
Population Density # 104 1st
Diversity Index # 53 50th
Median Household Income # 63 41st
Per Capita Income # 23 79th

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