Shawnee County KS Information


Shawnee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 181,314
Daytime Population: Workers 99,132
Daytime Population: Residents 94,724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 193,856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 176,917
Population in Familes 138,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,397
Population Density2 333
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $52,100
Average Household Income $69,686
Per Capita Income $28,547


Total Housing Units 79,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,028 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,996 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,974 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $130,704
Average Home Value $163,649


Total Households 73,024
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 45,525
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 0.26% 0.23%
Households 0.08% 0.16%
Families -0.05% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


Shawnee County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shawnee 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 # 3 98th
Population Density # 4 97th
Diversity Index # 16 86th
Median Household Income # 33 70th
Per Capita Income # 20 82nd

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