Barton County KS Information


Barton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,186
Daytime Population: Workers 12,353
Daytime Population: Residents 14,889
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 26,514
Population in Familes 21,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 672
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $48,636
Average Household Income $62,267
Per Capita Income $25,685


Total Housing Units 12,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,716 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,349 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,631 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $86,546
Average Home Value $113,235


Total Households 11,065
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,146
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 -0.25% -0.56%
Households -0.27% -0.58%
Families -0.39% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.12%


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, 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 # 22 80th
Population Density # 27 75th
Diversity Index # 21 81st
Median Household Income # 54 50th
Per Capita Income # 60 44th

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