Bourbon County KS Information


Bourbon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,958
Daytime Population: Workers 6,989
Daytime Population: Residents 7,797
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,786
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 14,549
Population in Familes 11,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $49,243
Average Household Income $60,361
Per Capita Income $24,010


Total Housing Units 7,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,086 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,787 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,264 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $97,096
Average Home Value $132,324


Total Households 5,873
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,853
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% -0.33%
Households -0.26% -0.37%
Families -0.38% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


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, 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 # 34 69th
Population Density # 32 70th
Diversity Index # 60 44th
Median Household Income # 52 51st
Per Capita Income # 87 18th

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