Decatur County KS Information


Decatur County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,855
Population in Households 2,774
Population in Familes 2,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $37,454
Average Household Income $52,604
Per Capita Income $24,865


Total Housing Units 1,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,081 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $64,890
Average Home Value $80,782


Total Households 1,332
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 804
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 -0.44% -0.8%
Households -0.41% -0.79%
Families -0.54% -0.91%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.33%


Decatur County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Decatur 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 # 88 17th
Population Density # 90 17th
Diversity Index # 94 11th
Median Household Income # 103 3rd
Per Capita Income # 65 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.