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

7,997

Population
Growth Rate

0.06%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

20.200

Housing & Income

Households

3,190

Total Housing Units

3,708


Owner Occupied

2,361

Renter Occupied

829

Vacant

518

Median Home Value

$113,380


Average Home Value

$155,358

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.17%


Per Capita Income

1.70%

Income Projection

Median Household

$50,145 $51,682


Average Household

$62,340 $67,635


Per Capita

$24,925 $27,112

Workforce

Total Businesses

313

Total Employed

2,153

Workers 16+

3,701

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

391

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

13

Employed

314

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

34

Employed

250

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

188

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

19

Employed

178

2020 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

172

Some
High School

287

Graduated
High School

1,709

Associates
Degree

445

Bachelor's
Degree

799

Graduate
Degree

323

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

1,823

Non-Resident Commuters

489

Drive Alone

3,058

Carpooled

157

Public

4

Work At Home

271