Washington County KS Information

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Washington County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,702
Population in Households 5,588
Population in Familes 4,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,451
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,599
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,896 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 555 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 494 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $67,218
Average Home Value $91,179
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,132
Average Household Income $53,252
Per Capita Income $23,118
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.45%
Households -0.15% -0.39%
Families -0.22% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.34%
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.

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Washington County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 67 37th
Population Density1 # 69 35th
Diversity Index2 # 84 21st
Median Household Income # 75 30th
Per Capita Income # 80 25th

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