Cheyenne County KS Information


Cheyenne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,708
Daytime Population: Workers 1,279
Daytime Population: Residents 1,367
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,646
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 2,659
Population in Familes 2,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $47,451
Average Household Income $59,796
Per Capita Income $28,050


Total Housing Units 1,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 960 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $86,334
Average Home Value $121,094


Total Households 1,261
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 766
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 -0.09% -0.15%
Households 0.01% -0.08%
Families -0.13% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


Cheyenne County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheyenne 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 # 90 15th
Population Density # 95 10th
Diversity Index # 70 34th
Median Household Income # 60 44th
Per Capita Income # 21 81st

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