Jackson County KS Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,426
Population in Households 13,293
Population in Familes 11,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $55,807
Average Household Income $69,484
Per Capita Income $27,163


Total Housing Units 5,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,948 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,258 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 573 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $154,980
Average Home Value $197,543


Total Households 5,206
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,663
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.03% -0.25%
Households -0.05% -0.26%
Families -0.16% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


Jackson County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson 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 # 35 68th
Population Density # 35 68th
Diversity Index # 38 65th
Median Household Income # 12 90th
Per Capita Income # 30 72nd

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