Jefferson County KS Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,435
Daytime Population: Workers 4,185
Daytime Population: Residents 9,733
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,918
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 19,200
Population in Familes 16,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $58,513
Average Household Income $71,163
Per Capita Income $27,855


Total Housing Units 8,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,282 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,252 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 873 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $159,128
Average Home Value $190,895


Total Households 7,534
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,527
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% 0.33%
Households 0.31% 0.39%
Families 0.22% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   3.13%


Jefferson County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson 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 # 30 72nd
Population Density # 19 83rd
Diversity Index # 88 17th
Median Household Income # 7 94th
Per Capita Income # 25 77th

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