Barber County KS Information


Barber County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,932
Daytime Population: Workers 2,213
Daytime Population: Residents 2,677
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,890
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 4,892
Population in Familes 3,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $45,887
Average Household Income $62,955
Per Capita Income $27,842


Total Housing Units 2,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,612 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 562 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 644 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $67,167
Average Home Value $96,045


Total Households 2,174
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,371
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 0.2% 0.11%
Households 0.22% 0.13%
Families 0.11% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.2%


Barber County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barber 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 # 70 34th
Population Density # 83 25th
Diversity Index # 76 29th
Median Household Income # 70 34th
Per Capita Income # 26 76th

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