Wallace County KS Information


Wallace County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,510
Population in Households 1,491
Population in Familes 1,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 633
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 420
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 465 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $81,878
Average Home Value $108,871


Median Household Income $46,163
Average Household Income $65,088
Per Capita Income $27,428
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.04%
Households 0.33% 0.06%
Families 0.27% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


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, 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 # 104 2nd
Population Density1 # 104 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 51 52nd
Median Household Income # 52 51st
Per Capita Income # 18 84th

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