Jewell County KS Information


Jewell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,878
Population in Households 2,851
Population in Familes 2,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $40,302
Average Household Income $54,060
Per Capita Income $25,671


Total Housing Units 2,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,141 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 652 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $56,250
Average Home Value $83,655


Total Households 1,361
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 838
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 -0.81% -1.16%
Households -0.76% -1.14%
Families -0.9% -1.22%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.74%


Jewell County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewell 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 # 87 18th
Population Density # 89 16th
Diversity Index # 102 4th
Median Household Income # 99 7th
Per Capita Income # 57 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.