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Dickinson County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2018: 19,021 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 19,344 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,500
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,348
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,912
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,225 (it was 1,991 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 848 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dickinson County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.9%), Educational, health and social services (21.1%), Construction (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dickinson County, KS (2018)
    • 17,19788.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8964.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3581.9%Two or more races
    • 2531.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1750.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 830.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.1 years
Males: 9,556  (50.2%)
Females: 9,465  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
Dickinson County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $48,834 ($35,975 in 1999)
This county:

$48,834
Kansas:

$58,218

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $626)
This county:

$482
State:

$649


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $120,043 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Dickinson:

$120,043
Kansas:

$159,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,764 - $205,637

Mean price in 2018:

Detached houses: $154,993
Here:

$154,993
State:

$203,154

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,839
Here:

$140,839
State:

$183,511

In 2-unit structures: $55,512
Here:

$55,512
State:

$102,471

Mobile homes: $88,109
Here:

$88,109
State:

$47,842

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,148
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $480

Institutionalized population: 266

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 54
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 4
Dickinson County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2011: 94 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2012: 94 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dickinson, KS residents
Average permit cost in Dickinson, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $1,871 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $1,542 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Dickinson, KS in 2018
Distribution of house value in Dickinson, KS in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dickinson, KS in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 12.0%
Dickinson County:

12.0%
Kansas:

12.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 42.2 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 38.2 years old, American Indian residents: 40.5 years old, Asian residents: 20.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.9 years old, Other race residents: 56.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dickinson County is $377 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $598 a month.

Cities in this county include: Abilene, Herington, Chapman, Solomon, Enterprise, Hope, Woodbine, Detroit, Manchester, Talmage.

Dickinson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dickinson County: Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course (A), Ellis Country Club (B), Schoenchen Wastewater Plant (C), Rolling Plains Motor Speedway (D), Fort Hays State University Rodeo Arena (E), Ellis County Fairgrounds (F), Victoria Wastewater Plant (G), Kansas State University Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center Saline Experimental Range (H), Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center Hays (I), United Agricultural Service Grain Elevator Number 8 (J), Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks - Region 1 Headquarters (K), KZAN - FM (Hays) (L), KKQY - FM (Hays) (M), KHAZ - FM (Hays) (N), KFIX - FM (Hays) (O), Old Fort Hays Museum (P), Hays Fire Department - Airport Station (Q), Ellis County Highway Department (R), Ellis County Rural Fire Department 7 (S), Ellis County Rural Fire Department 3 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dickinson County include: Celebration Community Church (A), High Plains Church of God (B), Saint Andrew Church (C), Saint Severin Church (D), Westview Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fort Hays Memorial Gardens (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2), Fort Cemetery (3), Saint Fidelis Cemetery (4), Saint Anns Cemetery (5), Saint Boniface Cemetery (6), Holy Cross Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Rohr Jacobs Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Mud Creek (A), North Fork Big Creek (B), Chetolah Creek (C), Wild Horse Creek (D), Tomcat Creek (E), East Spring Creek (F), Sweetwater Creek (G), Sand Creek (H), Eagle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dickinson County include: Airport Park (1), Custer Island Park (2), Old Fort Hays (3), Dusty Glassman Ballfields (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fremont County, Colorado , Gove County , Greeley County , Rooks County , Sheridan County , Wallace County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Dickinson, KS
County total employment by year in Dickinson, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Dickinson, KS

Current college students: 663
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 394 (59.6% naturalized citizens)

Dickinson County:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 462010 or later
  • 1262000 to 2009
  • 441990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 441970 to 1979
  • 148Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.2%

Dickinson County marital status for males Dickinson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,485
  • One, attached: 117
  • Two: 165
  • 3 or 4: 434
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 105
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 129
  • Mobile homes: 531
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Dickinson County with a mortgage: 3,026 (88 second mortgage, 228 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,450

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dickinson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,27927
Evangelical Protestant2,74328
Catholic2,0746
Other5-
None10,653-
Dickinson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Dickinson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Dickinson County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dickinson County:

8.7%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

29.1%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Dickinson County:

Average size of farms: 564 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,950
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $101.87
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,915
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $78,435
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.85%
Corn for grain: 4163 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 147668 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34626 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Dickinson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 1534390.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/10/1979, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dickinson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 647% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.1 miles away from Dickinson County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from Dickinson County center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 198.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding,landslides,and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4449, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 20, 2013 to February 23, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4112: April 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4112, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to March 29, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1848: June 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1848, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dickinson County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Dickinson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,507 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 760 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 145 (2.0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 270 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 523 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (24%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • Netherlands (8%)
  • South Africa (8%)
  • Venezuela (7%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dickinson County


  • German (28%)
  • American (19%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Dickinson County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 314 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Dickinson County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in college/university student housing
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,159.

7.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($25,726 average AGI)
2.51% relocated from other states ($15,211 average AGI)
Dickinson County:

2.51%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, KS  1.21% ($34,565 average AGI)
from Geary County, KS  1.13% ($39,186)
from Riley County, KS  0.46% ($40,429)


8.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.08% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($24,168 average AGI)
3.08% relocated to other states ($14,845 average AGI)
Dickinson County:

3.08%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saline County, KS  0.95% ($42,973 average AGI)
to Geary County, KS  0.89% ($34,118)
to Riley County, KS  0.44% ($34,647)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.38% ($36,103)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Dickinson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Dickinson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dickinson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dickinson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,915 (3,484 aged, 431 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 452 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Dickinson County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (417)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (346)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (289)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (214)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (208)
  • Unspecified dementia (125)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (95)
  • Congestive heart failure (31)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,220
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 700
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,102

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,114
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,093
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 31

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,021
  • In family households: 15,422 (2,779 male householders, 2,180 female householders)
    4,039 spouses, 4,903 children (4,259 natural, 134 adopted, 514 stepchildren), 597 grandchildren, 62 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 276 other relatives, 424 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,261 (1,643 male householders (1,414 living alone)), 1,269 female householders (1,174 living alone)), 356 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 335

Size of family households: 2,563 2-persons, 897 3-persons, 725 4-persons, 445 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 167 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,589 1-person, 254 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 23 4-persons.

2,998 married couples with children.
823 single-parent households (321 men, 502 women).

97.7% of residents of Dickinson speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,863,000 ($8,094 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,888,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,231,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,670,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,342,000
Federal grants: $44,857,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,827,000 ($1,161,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,937,000 ($175,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $447,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,228,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,723,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,104
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,256
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +61
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -26
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dickinson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.39 millions of gallons per day (85% from ground, 15% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • 602014 or later
  • 1452010 to 2013
  • 5412000 to 2009
  • 6481990 to 1999
  • 7471980 to 1989
  • 9711970 to 1979
  • 8091960 to 1969
  • 9451950 to 1959
  • 7241940 to 1949
  • 3,5291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dickinson County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • 81 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1303 rooms
  • 3544 rooms
  • 8175 rooms
  • 1,2776 rooms
  • 8487 rooms
  • 8628 rooms
  • 1,1439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • 2351 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 4123 rooms
  • 4794 rooms
  • 4675 rooms
  • 2916 rooms
  • 1907 rooms
  • 1458 rooms
  • 1159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dickinson County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • 9no bedroom
  • 1611 bedroom
  • 1,1462 bedrooms
  • 2,5143 bedrooms
  • 1,2074 bedrooms
  • 4065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickinson County, Kansas
  • 241no bedroom
  • 5301 bedroom
  • 8452 bedrooms
  • 5313 bedrooms
  • 1874 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 107no vehicle
  • 1,1641 vehicle
  • 2,0462 vehicles
  • 1,2533 vehicles
  • 6034 vehicles
  • 3265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dickinson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 382no vehicle
  • 9861 vehicle
  • 7872 vehicles
  • 1873 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

87.4% of Dickinson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Kansas.

Dickinson County:

87.4%
State average:

83.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,496
  • Other state: 5,867
  • Northeast: 457
  • Midwest: 2,029
  • South: 2,051
  • West: 1,345
Year householders moved into unit in Dickinson County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dickinson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 153
Here:

7.5%
Kansas:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

1.9%
Kansas:

10.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 170
Here:

22.2%
Kansas:

13.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Dickinson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,452,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,629,000
    Police Protection: $1,833,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,357,000
    General - Other: $1,207,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Financial Administration: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $504,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $423,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $102,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    General Revenue - Other: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $427,000
    General - Other: $120,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,752,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $167,000
    Health and Hospitals: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,081,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,254,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $131,000
    Individual Income: $54,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Dickinson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,452,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,629,000
    Police Protection: $1,833,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,357,000
    General - Other: $1,207,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Financial Administration: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $504,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $423,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $102,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    General Revenue - Other: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $427,000
    General - Other: $120,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,752,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $167,000
    Health and Hospitals: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,081,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,254,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $131,000
    Individual Income: $54,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Dickinson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,452,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,629,000
    Police Protection: $1,833,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,357,000
    General - Other: $1,207,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Financial Administration: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $504,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $423,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $102,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    General Revenue - Other: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $427,000
    General - Other: $120,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,752,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $167,000
    Health and Hospitals: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,081,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,254,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $131,000
    Individual Income: $54,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Dickinson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $611,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,452,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,629,000
    Police Protection: $1,833,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,357,000
    General - Other: $1,207,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Financial Administration: $765,000
    Correctional Institutions: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $504,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $423,000
    General Public Buildings: $108,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $102,000
    Highways: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $112,000
    General Revenue - Other: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $427,000
    General - Other: $120,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,752,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $614,000
    Other: $167,000
    Health and Hospitals: $120,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,081,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,254,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $131,000
    Individual Income: $54,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 248
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 218
  • Number of recipients under 18: 43
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 153
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 52
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 105
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 108
Most common first names in Dickinson County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16778.8 years
Mary15682.5 years
William14279.1 years
George11979.4 years
Charles11179.1 years
Anna10085.9 years
Robert9072.7 years
James8274.9 years
Helen7180.5 years
Paul7077.7 years
Most common last names in Dickinson County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8081.8 years
Miller5781.2 years
Johnson4881.0 years
Anderson4682.7 years
Engle4481.0 years
Schlesener4381.2 years
Jones4177.5 years
Taylor3978.3 years
Davis3776.6 years
Hoffman3685.1 years
Businesses in Dickinson County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block2Super 81
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Kroger1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS4