Jefferson County KS Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,381
Population in Households 19,146
Population in Familes 16,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $58,629
Average Household Income $72,303
Per Capita Income $28,379


Total Housing Units 8,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,151 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,384 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 865 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $171,667
Average Home Value $208,698


Total Households 7,535
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 5,520
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 0.16% 0.24%
Households 0.28% 0.31%
Families 0.18% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.25%


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, 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 # 30 72nd
Population Density # 19 83rd
Diversity Index # 90 15th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 18 84th

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