Seward County KS Information


Seward County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,207
Daytime Population: Workers 11,105
Daytime Population: Residents 13,468
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,573
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 22,731
Population in Familes 19,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 476
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $46,577
Average Household Income $60,610
Per Capita Income $19,856


Total Housing Units 8,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,747 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,747 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 699 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $98,895
Average Home Value $122,472


Total Households 7,494
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 5,486
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.15% 0.18%
Households 0.06% 0.13%
Families -0.03% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.04%


Seward County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seward 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 # 26 76th
Population Density # 20 81st
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 66 38th
Per Capita Income # 105 1st

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