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

19,141

Population
Growth Rate

-0.28%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

22.400

Housing & Income

Households

7,859

Total Housing Units

8,972


Owner Occupied

5,650

Renter Occupied

2,209

Vacant

1,113

Median Home Value

$121,260


Average Home Value

$144,956

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.24%


Per Capita Income

1.77%

Income Projection

Median Household

$52,626 $55,696


Average Household

$68,486 $74,698


Per Capita

$28,135 $30,710

Workforce

Total Businesses

812

Total Employed

6,199

Workers 16+

8,873

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

65

Employed

1,056

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

884

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

104

Employed

662

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

76

Employed

650

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

21

Employed

595

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

44

Employed

441

Some
High School

602

Graduated
High School

3,929

Associates
Degree

1,274

Bachelor's
Degree

2,341

Graduate
Degree

851

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

5,745

Non-Resident Commuters

3,096

Drive Alone

6,897

Carpooled

945

Public

26

Work At Home

541