Washington County KS Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,620
Population in Households 5,506
Population in Familes 4,546
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $44,970
Average Household Income $55,608
Per Capita Income $23,978


Total Housing Units 2,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,933 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 467 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 549 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $71,254
Average Home Value $98,939


Total Households 2,400
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,556
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 -0.38% -0.51%
Households -0.37% -0.51%
Families -0.49% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.92%


Washington County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 66 38th
Population Density # 67 36th
Diversity Index # 87 18th
Median Household Income # 71 33rd
Per Capita Income # 73 31st

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