Bourbon County KS Information


Bourbon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,683
Population in Households 14,274
Population in Familes 11,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $47,107
Average Household Income $58,149
Per Capita Income $23,172


Total Housing Units 7,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,904 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,867 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,345 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $98,472
Average Home Value $130,603


Total Households 5,771
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,776
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 -0.4% -0.59%
Households -0.44% -0.62%
Families -0.58% -0.69%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.92%


Bourbon County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bourbon 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 # 34 69th
Population Density # 32 70th
Diversity Index # 68 36th
Median Household Income # 59 45th
Per Capita Income # 86 19th

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