Smith County KS Information


Smith County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,944
Daytime Population: Workers 1,674
Daytime Population: Residents 2,231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,905
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 3,888
Population in Familes 3,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,308
Average Household Income $60,898
Per Capita Income $27,816


Total Housing Units 2,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,399 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 392 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $71,335
Average Home Value $107,791


Total Households 1,791
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,156
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 0.32% 0.09%
Households 0.34% 0.1%
Families 0.22% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.28%


Smith County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smith 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 # 76 29th
Population Density # 79 26th
Diversity Index # 98 9th
Median Household Income # 90 15th
Per Capita Income # 27 75th

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