McPherson County KS Information


McPherson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,868
Daytime Population: Workers 15,713
Daytime Population: Residents 14,776
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,489
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 28,943
Population in Familes 23,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 925
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $55,811
Average Household Income $71,996
Per Capita Income $29,212


Total Housing Units 13,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,707 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,234 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,163 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $143,132
Average Home Value $159,771


Total Households 11,941
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 8,019
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 0.32% 0.21%
Households 0.23% 0.15%
Families 0.12% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


McPherson County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McPherson 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 # 20 82nd
Population Density # 22 80th
Diversity Index # 64 39th
Median Household Income # 13 89th
Per Capita Income # 14 88th

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