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

19,258

Population
Growth Rate

-0.25%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

22.500

Housing & Income

Households

7,897

Total Housing Units

8,972


Owner Occupied

5,560

Renter Occupied

2,337

Vacant

1,075

Median Home Value

$120,345


Average Home Value

$145,994

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.21%


Per Capita Income

1.40%

Income Projection

Median Household

$47,526 $49,492


Average Household

$62,811 $67,285


Per Capita

$25,772 $27,622

Workforce

Total Businesses

804

Total Employed

5,940

Workers 16+

8,569

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

60

Employed

932

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

30

Employed

840

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

104

Employed

673

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

21

Employed

624

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

76

Employed

518

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

47

Employed

495

Some
High School

760

Graduated
High School

3,779

Associates
Degree

1,338

Bachelor's
Degree

2,170

Graduate
Degree

984

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

5,622

Non-Resident Commuters

2,934

Drive Alone

6,759

Carpooled

836

Public

7

Work At Home

486