Barton County KS Information


Barton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,839
Population in Households 26,167
Population in Familes 21,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 672
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $46,959
Average Household Income $59,676
Per Capita Income $24,555


Total Housing Units 12,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,338 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,550 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,808 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $88,687
Average Home Value $116,019


Total Households 10,888
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,015
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 -0.37% -0.72%
Households -0.43% -0.77%
Families -0.56% -0.86%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.48%


Barton County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barton 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 # 22 80th
Population Density # 27 75th
Diversity Index # 20 82nd
Median Household Income # 61 43rd
Per Capita Income # 67 37th

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