Brown County KS Information


Brown County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,730
Daytime Population: Workers 5,074
Daytime Population: Residents 5,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,241
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 9,614
Population in Familes 7,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $44,651
Average Household Income $58,971
Per Capita Income $24,451


Total Housing Units 4,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,820 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,192 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 744 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $89,803
Average Home Value $124,291


Total Households 4,012
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,663
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 -0.35% -0.52%
Households -0.28% -0.47%
Families -0.38% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


Brown County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown 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 # 42 61st
Population Density # 38 65th
Diversity Index # 38 65th
Median Household Income # 76 29th
Per Capita Income # 79 26th

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