Geary County KS Information


Geary County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,959
Population in Households 35,112
Population in Familes 29,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 847
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $45,875
Average Household Income $58,965
Per Capita Income $21,887


Total Housing Units 15,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,848 (37.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,364 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,259 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $154,037
Average Home Value $167,186


Total Households 13,212
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 9,274
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 0.55% -0.41%
Households 0.49% -0.46%
Families 0.38% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.17%


Geary County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Geary 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 # 13 89th
Population Density # 8 93rd
Diversity Index # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 67 37th
Per Capita Income # 96 10th

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