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Pottawatomie County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 23,868 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 18,209 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,180
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,022
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,312
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,676 (it was 1,459 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 844 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pottawatomie County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.9%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pottawatomie County, KS (2019)
    • 21,31589.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2685.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4962.1%Two or more races
    • 3051.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2030.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1870.8%Asian alone
    • 260.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 11,897  (49.8%)
Females: 11,971  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Pottawatomie County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,627 ($40,176 in 1999)
This county:

$69,627
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $674 (lower quartile is $489, upper quartile is $865)
This county:

$674
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $196,721 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Pottawatomie:

$196,721
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,777 - $298,777
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,478
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $489

Institutionalized population: 204

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 88
  • Thefts: 219
  • Auto thefts: 15

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 70
  • Thefts: 161
  • Auto thefts: 15
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Health of residents in Pottawatomie County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
73.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
35.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
59.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1999: 97 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 93 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2002: 114 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2003: 120 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2004: 140 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2005: 237 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2006: 256 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2007: 134 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2008: 104 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2009: 122 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2010: 90 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2011: 82 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2012: 107 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2013: 156 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2014: 190 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2015: 169 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2016: 160 buildings, average cost: $259,600
  • 2017: 183 buildings, average cost: $263,100
  • 2018: 143 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2019: 189 buildings, average cost: $288,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Pottawatomie, KS residents
Average permit cost in Pottawatomie, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,298 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,889 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Pottawatomie, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pottawatomie, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pottawatomie, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%
Pottawatomie County:

7.7%
Kansas:

11.4%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for American Indian residents, 19.6% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.9 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 35.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.1 years old, Black residents: 13.3 years old, American Indian residents: 46.8 years old, Asian residents: 34.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.8 years old, Other race residents: 37.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pottawatomie County is $465 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $657 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wamego, St. Marys, Onaga, Westmoreland, St. George, Emmett, Belvue, Louisville, Olsburg, Havensville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Prince George's County, Maryland , El Paso County, Colorado , Clinton County, Missouri , Lincoln County, Colorado , Preble County, Ohio .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 822
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 541 (36.0% naturalized citizens)

Pottawatomie County:

2.3%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 682010 or later
  • 1632000 to 2009
  • 1231990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 67Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.8%

Pottawatomie County marital status for males Pottawatomie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,750
  • One, attached: 337
  • Two: 361
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 10 to 19: 151
  • 20 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 939
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Pottawatomie County with a mortgage: 4,263 (46 second mortgage, 200 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,639

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pottawatomie County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8215
Mainline Protestant2,66417
Evangelical Protestant1,98917
Other2-
None14,128-
Pottawatomie 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: 7
Pottawatomie County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pottawatomie County:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pottawatomie County:

8.3%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Pottawatomie County:

27.6%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Pottawatomie County:

Average size of farms: 553 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,899
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.77
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,506
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,020
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.61%
Corn for grain: 20121 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7622 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 35565 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 35 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pottawatomie County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 555% 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 204.2 miles away from Pottawatomie County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 264.4 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 159.7 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 236.6 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 127.8 miles away from Pottawatomie County center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 233.0 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, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pottawatomie County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pottawatomie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,199 (78.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,193 (11.4%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 85 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 169 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 313 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 487 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • India (5%)
  • Italy (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pottawatomie County


  • German (30%)
  • American (14%)
  • European (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

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

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

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in college/university student housing
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,808.

9.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.44% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($38,543 average AGI)
2.57% relocated from other states ($17,384 average AGI)
Pottawatomie County:

2.57%
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 Riley County, KS  3.30% ($47,976 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.71% ($77,387)
from Geary County, KS  0.29% ($42,960)
from Wabaunsee County, KS  0.25% ($46,591)


8.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,710 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 ($33,905 average AGI)
3.09% relocated to other states ($19,805 average AGI)
Pottawatomie County:

3.09%
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 Riley County, KS  2.10% ($62,412 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.61% ($49,981)
to Johnson County, KS  0.38% ($58,061)
to Wabaunsee County, KS  0.35% ($45,467)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.3

Births per 1000 population in Pottawatomie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Pottawatomie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pottawatomie County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pottawatomie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pottawatomie County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pottawatomie County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pottawatomie County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pottawatomie County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pottawatomie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,784 (2,410 aged, 374 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 661 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (232)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (218)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (96)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (77)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (52)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (31)
  • Unspecified dementia (28)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

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: 10.6
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,242
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,028
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,749

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,375
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 936
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,868
  • Male householders: 4,819 (1,100 living alone), Female householders: 3,947 (990 living alone)
  • 5,445 spouses (5,411 opposite-sex spouses), 369 unmarried partners, (361 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,961 children (7,317 natural, 435 adopted, 226 stepchildren), 387 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 88 parents, 74 foster children, 134 other relatives, 208 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 364

Size of family households: 2,853 2-persons, 1,185 3-persons, 1,256 4-persons, 559 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 326 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,140 1-person, 272 2-persons, 16 3-persons.

5,506 married couples with children.
946 single-parent households (310 men, 636 women).

94.8% of residents of Pottawatomie speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $82,059,000 ($4,348 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,675,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,798,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,716,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,355,000
Federal grants: $9,314,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,608,000 ($1,813,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,268,000 ($126,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,211,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,739,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,083,000

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

Births: 1,450
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 869
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +357
Here +19 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pottawatomie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.10 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • 8702014 or later
  • 5842010 to 2013
  • 1,4332000 to 2009
  • 1,2531990 to 1999
  • 1,0061980 to 1989
  • 1,7341970 to 1979
  • 5231960 to 1969
  • 5441950 to 1959
  • 2961940 to 1949
  • 1,7901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • 251 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1513 rooms
  • 5884 rooms
  • 8935 rooms
  • 1,0266 rooms
  • 1,3007 rooms
  • 1,0278 rooms
  • 1,8869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • 631 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 2503 rooms
  • 3434 rooms
  • 3615 rooms
  • 3936 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 1038 rooms
  • 1169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • 45no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 1,3132 bedrooms
  • 2,5043 bedrooms
  • 1,8334 bedrooms
  • 1,1915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
  • 68no bedroom
  • 2371 bedroom
  • 7332 bedrooms
  • 5893 bedrooms
  • 1974 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pottawatomie County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pottawatomie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pottawatomie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 41no vehicle
  • 1,1301 vehicle
  • 2,9502 vehicles
  • 1,7123 vehicles
  • 6894 vehicles
  • 4195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pottawatomie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pottawatomie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 175no vehicle
  • 7401 vehicle
  • 5452 vehicles
  • 1513 vehicles
  • 1644 vehicles
  • 985+ vehicles

85.9% of Pottawatomie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Kansas.

Pottawatomie County:

85.9%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 16,235
  • Other state: 6,809
  • Northeast: 809
  • Midwest: 2,554
  • South: 2,042
  • West: 1,395
Year householders moved into unit in Pottawatomie County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pottawatomie County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 467
Here:

14.2%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 190
Here:

14.5%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

8.3%
Kansas:

15.0%

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

Pottawatomie County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Hospital Public: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,365,000
    General - Other: $3,923,000
    Police Protection: $2,229,000
    Health - Other: $1,721,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,603,000
    Financial Administration: $711,000
    Correctional Institutions: $661,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $457,000
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,000
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,133,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,012,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $173,000
    Sale of Property: $125,000
    Interest Earnings: $101,000
    General Revenue - Other: $96,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $435,000
    Police Protection: $242,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,145,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $5,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,305,000
    Beginning: $2,060,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $851,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,000
    Other: $77,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,305,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,683,000
    Other License: $359,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,942,000

Pottawatomie County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Hospital Public: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,365,000
    General - Other: $3,923,000
    Police Protection: $2,229,000
    Health - Other: $1,721,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,603,000
    Financial Administration: $711,000
    Correctional Institutions: $661,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $457,000
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,000
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,133,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,012,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $173,000
    Sale of Property: $125,000
    Interest Earnings: $101,000
    General Revenue - Other: $96,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $435,000
    Police Protection: $242,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,145,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $5,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,305,000
    Beginning: $2,060,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $851,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,000
    Other: $77,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,305,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,683,000
    Other License: $359,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,942,000

Pottawatomie County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Hospital Public: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,365,000
    General - Other: $3,923,000
    Police Protection: $2,229,000
    Health - Other: $1,721,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,603,000
    Financial Administration: $711,000
    Correctional Institutions: $661,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $457,000
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,000
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,133,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,012,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $173,000
    Sale of Property: $125,000
    Interest Earnings: $101,000
    General Revenue - Other: $96,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $435,000
    Police Protection: $242,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,145,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $5,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,305,000
    Beginning: $2,060,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $851,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,000
    Other: $77,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,305,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,683,000
    Other License: $359,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,942,000

Pottawatomie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000
  • Charges - Other: $472,000
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000
    Hospital Public: $15,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $21,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,365,000
    General - Other: $3,923,000
    Police Protection: $2,229,000
    Health - Other: $1,721,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,603,000
    Financial Administration: $711,000
    Correctional Institutions: $661,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $482,000
    General Public Buildings: $477,000
    Solid Waste Management: $457,000
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,000
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,133,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,870,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,012,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $173,000
    Sale of Property: $125,000
    Interest Earnings: $101,000
    General Revenue - Other: $96,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $435,000
    Police Protection: $242,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,145,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $5,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,305,000
    Beginning: $2,060,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $851,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Transit Utilities: $90,000
    Other: $77,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,305,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,683,000
    Other License: $359,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,942,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 170
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 149
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 106
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 34
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 66
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 72
Most common first names in Pottawatomie County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10579.2 years
William10275.6 years
Mary9582.0 years
James6675.6 years
Charles6278.5 years
Robert6274.7 years
George5877.1 years
Frank4479.3 years
Anna4386.2 years
Margaret4185.2 years
Most common last names in Pottawatomie County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3977.2 years
Miller3879.4 years
Johnson3379.7 years
Wilson2881.6 years
Pageler2577.6 years
Umscheid2278.8 years
Stewart2178.2 years
Marten1982.3 years
Taylor1986.1 years
Kolterman1983.9 years
Businesses in Pottawatomie County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

Pottawatomie County on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"