Nemaha County KS Information


Nemaha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,454
Daytime Population: Workers 5,676
Daytime Population: Residents 5,056
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,732
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 10,195
Population in Familes 8,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,118
Average Household Income $66,689
Per Capita Income $27,451


Total Housing Units 4,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,296 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 963 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 515 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $109,016
Average Home Value $159,580


Total Households 4,259
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,759
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 0.37% 0.47%
Households 0.48% 0.54%
Families 0.34% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.01%


Nemaha County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nemaha 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 # 38 65th
Population Density # 41 62nd
Diversity Index # 96 10th
Median Household Income # 36 67th
Per Capita Income # 33 70th

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