Ford County KS Information


Ford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,276
Daytime Population: Workers 17,806
Daytime Population: Residents 18,351
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,157
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 34,568
Population in Familes 29,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 708
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $51,030
Average Household Income $65,182
Per Capita Income $21,588


Total Housing Units 12,537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,244 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,289 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,004 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $96,725
Average Home Value $119,713


Total Households 11,533
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 8,218
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 0.57% 0.47%
Households 0.47% 0.4%
Families 0.38% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.93%


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, 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 # 16 86th
Population Density # 26 77th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 37 66th
Per Capita Income # 103 3rd

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