Norton County KS Information


Norton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,606
Daytime Population: Workers 2,831
Daytime Population: Residents 2,443
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 4,784
Population in Familes 3,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 822
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $43,148
Average Household Income $55,889
Per Capita Income $22,912


Total Housing Units 2,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,554 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 577 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 411 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $70,042
Average Home Value $98,649


Total Households 2,131
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,320
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 -0.16% -0.18%
Households -0.21% -0.23%
Families -0.34% -0.32%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


Norton County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norton 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 # 67 37th
Population Density # 66 38th
Diversity Index # 59 45th
Median Household Income # 88 17th
Per Capita Income # 96 10th

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