Phillips County KS Information


Phillips County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,435
Population in Households 5,367
Population in Familes 4,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $47,686
Average Household Income $57,881
Per Capita Income $25,041


Total Housing Units 3,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,733 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 605 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 711 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $75,289
Average Home Value $105,828


Total Households 2,338
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,538
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 -0.45% -0.58%
Households -0.48% -0.61%
Families -0.61% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.6%


Phillips County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillips 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 # 67 37th
Population Density # 69 35th
Diversity Index # 83 22nd
Median Household Income # 55 49th
Per Capita Income # 59 45th

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