Wabaunsee County, KS

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Population

6,918

0.603% decline

Poverty Rate

6.1%


Median Age

43.4


Median Household Income

$58,947

2% growth

Number of Employees

3,376

0.626% growth

Median Property Value

$111,900

0.71% decline

About

In 2017, Wabaunsee County, KS had a population of 6.92k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $58,947. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wabaunsee County, KS declined from 6,960 to 6,918, a -0.603% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,791 to $58,947, a 2% increase.

The population of Wabaunsee County, KS is 93% White Alone, 3.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.14% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Wabaunsee County, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Wabaunsee County, KS is $111,900, and the homeownership rate is 84.5%. Most people in Wabaunsee County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wabaunsee County, KS is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Wabaunsee County, KS employs 3.38k people. The largest industries in Wabaunsee County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (561 people), Manufacturing (441 people), and Educational Services (364 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,542), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,361), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,942).

Median household income in Wabaunsee County, KS is $58,947. Males in Wabaunsee County, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Wabaunsee County, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,947

2017 value

± $3,439

2%

1 Year Growth

± 9.16%

Households in Wabaunsee County, KS have a median annual income of $58,947, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,791 in 2016, which represents a 2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wabaunsee County, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4831

  2. Census Tract 4832

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wabaunsee County, KS was Census Tract 4831 with a value of $59,646, followed by Census Tract 4832 and N/A, with respective values of $57,750 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Wabaunsee County, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wabaunsee County, KS (414 out of 6.78k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    367 ± 73

  2. Two Or More

    28 ± 71

  3. Hispanic

    23 ± 67

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wabaunsee County, KS is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.38k

2017 Value

± 259

0.626%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wabaunsee County, KS grew at a rate of 0.626%, from 3.36k employees to 3.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wabaunsee County, KS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (512 people), Management Occupations (408 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (315 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wabaunsee County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wabaunsee County, KS, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (512 people), Management Occupations (408 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (315 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wabaunsee County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.72 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.91 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wabaunsee County, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($107,708), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($51,607), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($48,188).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.38k

2017 Value

± 259

0.626%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wabaunsee County, KS grew at a rate of 0.626%, from 3.36k employees to 3.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wabaunsee County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (561 people), Manufacturing (441 people), and Educational Services (364 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wabaunsee County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Wabaunsee County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Wabaunsee County, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (561 people), Manufacturing (441 people), and Educational Services (364 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wabaunsee County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.06 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.94 times), and Construction (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wabaunsee County, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($93,542), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,361), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,942).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30B

  2. $25B

  3. $23.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $30B, followed by Cereal grains ($25B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($23.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$265B

2020 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

35% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 35% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.7B

  2. $19.5B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $27.7B, followed by Texas with $19.5B and Nebraska and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.3% of the population of Wabaunsee County, KS has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 8.46% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Wabaunsee County, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Wabaunsee County, KS see 2317 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (2341 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1723 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,317 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wabaunsee County, KS see an average of 2,317 patients per year. This represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (2,341 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wabaunsee County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.69%

Uninsured

55.6%

Employer Coverage

8.46%

Medicaid

11.5%

Medicare

15.7%

Non-Group

2.04%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wabaunsee County, KS declined by 16.8% from 8.03% to 6.69%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wabaunsee County, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Wabaunsee County, KS is home to a population of 6.92k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.809% of Wabaunsee County, KS residents were born outside of the country (56 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Wabaunsee County, KS is composed of 6.43k White Alone residents (93%), 235 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.4%), 148 Two or More Races residents (2.14%), 38 Asian Alone residents (0.549%), 31 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.448%), 22 Black or African American Alone residents (0.318%), 12 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.173%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 30.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wabaunsee County, KS was 43.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Wabaunsee County, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Wabaunsee County, KS residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.809%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

56 people

0.761%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

53 people

As of 2017, 0.809% of Wabaunsee County, KS residents (56 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wabaunsee County, KS was 0.761%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Wabaunsee County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wabaunsee County, KS was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.43k ± 17

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    235 ± 34.3

  3. Two or More Races

    148 ± 42.7

In 2017, there were 27.4 times more White Alone residents (6.43k people) in Wabaunsee County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235 Hispanic or Latino and 148 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    193 ± 54

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    130 ± 53

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    79 ± 33

Wabaunsee County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wabaunsee County, KS was $111,900 in 2017, which is 0.487 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $112,700 to $111,900, a 0.71% decrease. The homeownership rate in Wabaunsee County, KS is 84.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wabaunsee County, KS have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wabaunsee County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$111,900

2017 Median

± $9,513

$112,700

2016 Median

± $8,008

In 2017, the median property value in Wabaunsee County, KS declined from to $111,900 from the previous year's value of $112,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wabaunsee County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wabaunsee County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$58,947

Median Household Income

± $3,439

2.73k

Number of Households

± 216

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.73k households in Wabaunsee County, KS grew to $58,947 from the previous year's value of $57,791.

The following chart displays the households in Wabaunsee County, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Wabaunsee County, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wabaunsee County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

84.5%

2017 Homeownership

85.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.5% of the housing units in Wabaunsee County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Wabaunsee County, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wabaunsee County, KS have a longer commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.18% of the workforce in Wabaunsee County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.65%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Wabaunsee County, KS was Drove Alone (77.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.7%) and those who Worked At Home (6.65%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wabaunsee County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wabaunsee County, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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