Jackson County KS Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,391
Daytime Population: Workers 4,571
Daytime Population: Residents 6,427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,998
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 13,258
Population in Familes 11,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $54,969
Average Household Income $67,250
Per Capita Income $26,280


Total Housing Units 5,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,975 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,214 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 635 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $138,914
Average Home Value $179,201


Total Households 5,189
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,658
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 -0.07% -0.38%
Households -0.1% -0.41%
Families -0.2% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.83%


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, 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 # 35 68th
Population Density # 35 67th
Diversity Index # 36 67th
Median Household Income # 16 86th
Per Capita Income # 54 50th

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