Dickinson County Profile

Dickinson County, Kansas is centrally located, vibrant and growing. This entrepreneurial hub is home to many locally grown businesses that span the manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare and service industries. As such, the county’s economy is strong and diverse. Entrepreneurs and business owners of all sizes are finding that Dickinson County is one of the most affordable places to do business, there is access to top-talent and our quality of life is excellent too.

Below, you’ll find information on Dickinson County as a whole. To learn about the specific communities of Abilene, Carlton, Chapman, Enterprise, Herington, Hope, Manchester, Solomon or Woodbine, click on their individual community pages.

 

Dickinson County

Population

Total Population

18,088

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

24.500

Housing & Income

Households

7,533

Total Housing Units

8,737


Owner Occupied

5,397

Renter Occupied

2,136

Vacant

1,204

Median Home Value

$129,183


Average Home Value

$155,447

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.33%

Income Projection

Median Household

$59,620 $67,406


Average Household

$80,035 $89,436


Per Capita

$33,346 $37,421

Workforce

Total Businesses

843

Total Employed

6,236

Workers 16+

9,050

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

67

Employed

1,071

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

32

Employed

784

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

83

Employed

694

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

109

Employed

668

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

21

Employed

596

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

45

Employed

451

Some
High School

508

Graduated
High School

3,818

Associates
Degree

1,342

Bachelor's
Degree

2,358

Graduate
Degree

836

Average Commute Time

19 min.



Resident Commuters

5,627

Non-Resident Commuters

3,323

Drive Alone

7,095

Carpooled

879

Public

39

Work At Home

561