Harper County KS Information


Harper County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,838
Population in Households 5,709
Population in Familes 4,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $44,507
Average Household Income $58,411
Per Capita Income $24,694


Total Housing Units 3,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,973 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 470 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 673 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $73,983
Average Home Value $107,843


Total Households 2,443
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,587
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 -0.4% -0.62%
Households -0.49% -0.69%
Families -0.62% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.67%


Harper County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harper 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 # 62 42nd
Population Density # 61 43rd
Diversity Index # 50 53rd
Median Household Income # 75 30th
Per Capita Income # 66 38th

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