Chautauqua County KS Information


Chautauqua County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,458
Daytime Population: Workers 1,042
Daytime Population: Residents 1,954
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 3,379
Population in Familes 2,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $43,198
Average Household Income $58,917
Per Capita Income $26,225


Total Housing Units 2,150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,161 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 363 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $53,244
Average Home Value $95,284


Total Households 1,524
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 946
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 -0.81% -1.32%
Households -0.77% -1.32%
Families -0.89% -1.39%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.12%


Chautauqua County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chautauqua 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 # 78 27th
Population Density # 74 30th
Diversity Index # 41 63rd
Median Household Income # 87 18th
Per Capita Income # 55 49th

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