Washington County KS Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,611
Daytime Population: Workers 2,284
Daytime Population: Residents 2,775
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,059
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 5,497
Population in Familes 4,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $44,806
Average Household Income $56,547
Per Capita Income $24,388


Total Housing Units 2,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,868 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 551 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $66,553
Average Home Value $94,299


Total Households 2,397
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,558
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 -0.45% -0.64%
Households -0.44% -0.63%
Families -0.55% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


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, 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 # 66 38th
Population Density # 68 36th
Diversity Index # 77 28th
Median Household Income # 74 30th
Per Capita Income # 81 24th

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