Ford County KS Information


Ford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,086
Population in Households 34,378
Population in Familes 29,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 708
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $50,138
Average Household Income $63,545
Per Capita Income $20,911


Total Housing Units 12,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,836 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,556 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 937 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $99,477
Average Home Value $126,185


Total Households 11,392
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 8,096
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.44% -0.1%
Households 0.27% -0.2%
Families 0.15% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.42%


Ford County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford 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 # 16 86th
Population Density # 25 77th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 40 63rd
Per Capita Income # 103 3rd

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