Wichita County KS Information


Wichita County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,147
Daytime Population: Workers 1,322
Daytime Population: Residents 996
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,318
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 2,121
Population in Familes 1,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $56,247
Average Household Income $66,708
Per Capita Income $26,920


Total Housing Units 1,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 651 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $90,593
Average Home Value $117,281


Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 612
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 -0.55% -0.7%
Households -0.46% -0.66%
Families -0.57% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.85%


Wichita County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wichita 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 # 98 8th
Population Density # 91 14th
Diversity Index # 11 90th
Median Household Income # 12 90th
Per Capita Income # 46 57th

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