Mitchell County KS Information


Mitchell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,349
Daytime Population: Workers 3,637
Daytime Population: Residents 3,287
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,924
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 6,103
Population in Familes 4,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $49,445
Average Household Income $65,744
Per Capita Income $29,331


Total Housing Units 3,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,984 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 806 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 533 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $83,836
Average Home Value $109,514


Total Households 2,790
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,709
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 -0.05% -0.06%
Households 0.0% -0.03%
Families -0.13% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   3.13%


Mitchell County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell 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 # 58 46th
Population Density # 54 50th
Diversity Index # 103 3rd
Median Household Income # 49 54th
Per Capita Income # 13 89th

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