Barber County KS Information


Barber County Subdivisions

Barber County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,717
Population in Households 4,677
Population in Familes 3,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $46,406
Average Household Income $62,389
Per Capita Income $27,594


Total Housing Units 2,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,582 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 497 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 686 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $70,524
Average Home Value $98,214


Total Households 2,079
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,307
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.36% -0.8%
Households -0.34% -0.79%
Families -0.48% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.84%


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, 2018 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 # 71 33rd
Population Density # 82 22nd
Diversity Index # 72 32nd
Median Household Income # 64 40th
Per Capita Income # 25 77th

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