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

7,954

Population
Growth Rate

0.01%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

20.800

Housing & Income

Households

3,162

Total Housing Units

3,684


Owner Occupied

2,265

Renter Occupied

897

Vacant

522

Median Home Value

$109,129


Average Home Value

$146,137

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.09%


Per Capita Income

2.35%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,880 $52,849


Average Household

$61,566 $69,026


Per Capita

$24,532 $27,547

Workforce

Total Businesses

320

Total Employed

2,363

Workers 16+

3,749

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

13

Employed

414

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

13

Employed

405

Public Administration

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Businesses

38

Employed

338

Wholesale Trade Businesses

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Businesses

13

Employed

185

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

41

Employed

184

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

19

Employed

176

Some
High School

335

Graduated
High School

1,882

Associates
Degree

505

Bachelor's
Degree

719

Graduate
Degree

261

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

1,776

Non-Resident Commuters

440

Drive Alone

3,090

Carpooled

186

Public

12

Work At Home

252