Jewell County KS Information


Jewell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,921
Daytime Population: Workers 1,058
Daytime Population: Residents 1,547
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,605
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 2,894
Population in Familes 2,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,914
Average Household Income $56,454
Per Capita Income $26,795


Total Housing Units 2,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,083 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 647 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $55,945
Average Home Value $83,287


Total Households 1,381
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 852
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 -0.72% -0.74%
Households -0.67% -0.71%
Families -0.8% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.89%


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, 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 # 87 18th
Population Density # 89 16th
Diversity Index # 102 4th
Median Household Income # 93 12th
Per Capita Income # 48 55th

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