Mitchell County KS Information


Mitchell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,192
Population in Households 5,946
Population in Familes 4,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $48,660
Average Household Income $63,275
Per Capita Income $28,410


Total Housing Units 3,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,928 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 808 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 582 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $85,282
Average Home Value $110,075


Total Households 2,736
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,671
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 -0.35% -0.55%
Households -0.24% -0.43%
Families -0.38% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.77%


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, 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 # 57 47th
Population Density # 54 49th
Diversity Index # 97 9th
Median Household Income # 48 55th
Per Capita Income # 17 85th

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