Jackson County KS Information

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Jackson County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jackson County KS Housing Affordability Index is 157
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Jackson County KS Wealth Index is 65
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 13,539
Population in Households 13,406
Population in Familes 11,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density 21
Diversity Index1 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,984
Average Household Income $66,285
Per Capita Income $25,752
Wealth Index3 65

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,947 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,309 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $152,971
Housing Affordability Index2 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,256
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,703
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.06% -0.19%
Households 0.06% -0.19%
Families -0.03% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

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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, 2019 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 # 18 84th
Per Capita Income # 55 49th

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