Kearny County KS Information


Kearny County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,985
Daytime Population: Workers 1,380
Daytime Population: Residents 2,028
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,408
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 3,904
Population in Familes 3,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $53,508
Average Household Income $68,212
Per Capita Income $24,177


Total Housing Units 1,563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,020 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $91,544
Average Home Value $124,681


Total Households 1,396
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,056
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 0.03% -0.01%
Households -0.04% -0.06%
Families -0.12% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Kearny County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kearny 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 # 75 30th
Population Density # 76 28th
Diversity Index # 12 90th
Median Household Income # 22 80th
Per Capita Income # 83 22nd

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