Wyandotte County KS Information


Wyandotte County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 164,418
Population in Households 163,083
Population in Familes 131,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,335
Population Density1 1,085
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 60,150
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 39,158
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34,878 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,272 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,611 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $98,371
Average Home Value $128,565


Median Household Income $39,387
Average Household Income $52,102
Per Capita Income $19,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.77%
Households 0.47% 0.64%
Families 0.42% 0.6%
Median Household Income   -0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.


Wyandotte County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wyandotte 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 # 4 97th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 98 8th
Per Capita Income # 104 2nd

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