Gove County KS Information


Gove County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,601
Population in Households 2,545
Population in Familes 2,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,099
Average Household Income $59,803
Per Capita Income $26,088


Total Housing Units 1,383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 876 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $84,831
Average Home Value $104,937


Total Households 1,124
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 761
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 -0.43% -0.91%
Households -0.32% -0.85%
Families -0.44% -0.94%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.94%


Gove County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gove 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 # 93 12th
Population Density # 99 8th
Diversity Index # 101 5th
Median Household Income # 42 61st
Per Capita Income # 51 52nd

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