Gove County KS Information


Gove County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,653
Daytime Population: Workers 1,549
Daytime Population: Residents 1,310
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 2,597
Population in Familes 2,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $49,663
Average Household Income $62,025
Per Capita Income $27,032


Total Housing Units 1,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 895 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $80,444
Average Home Value $103,520


Total Households 1,146
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 777
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 -0.22% -0.29%
Households -0.1% -0.21%
Families -0.21% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   3.17%


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, 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 # 92 13th
Population Density # 98 8th
Diversity Index # 101 5th
Median Household Income # 45 58th
Per Capita Income # 44 59th

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