Brown County KS Information


Brown County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,675
Population in Households 9,559
Population in Familes 7,765
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $44,122
Average Household Income $57,757
Per Capita Income $23,776


Total Housing Units 4,734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,874 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,086 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 774 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $90,931
Average Home Value $125,035


Total Households 3,960
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,620
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 -0.38% -0.51%
Households -0.4% -0.53%
Families -0.53% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.44%


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, 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 # 42 61st
Population Density # 39 65th
Diversity Index # 35 67th
Median Household Income # 78 27th
Per Capita Income # 75 30th

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