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Barton County
  • County in Kansas

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Barton County is located in Kansas with a population of 26,453. In Barton County, most residents own their homes. Residents of Barton County tend to be conservative.

About

Population
26,453

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$93,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$648
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    303.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    121.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    49.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    889.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,972.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    193.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Barton County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,723
National
$62,843

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