Wilson County KS Information

Advertisement

Wilson County Subdivisions

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Wilson County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forWilson County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Kansas Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Kansas Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Wilson County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wilson County KS Housing Affordability Index is 280
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wilson County KS Wealth Index is 57
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for cities, Counties, ZIP Codes and even neighborhoods (Census Blocks) when you search by a specific Kansas address.

See our:

  1. New 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  2. References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.

POPULATION

Total Population 8,872
Population in Households 8,751
Population in Familes 7,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density 16
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,057
Average Household Income $58,403
Per Capita Income $24,529
Wealth Index3 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,791 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 933 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 925 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $68,411
Housing Affordability Index2 280
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,724
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,439
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.63% -0.93%
Households -0.59% -0.91%
Families -0.69% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Advertisement

Wilson County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 45 58th
Population Density # 40 63rd
Diversity Index # 73 31st
Median Household Income # 87 18th
Per Capita Income # 75 30th

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

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kansas July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement