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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B
  5. Diversity
    C+
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    A-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    A-
McPherson County is located in Kansas with a population of 28,630. In McPherson County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in McPherson County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in McPherson County are above average.
Population
28,630

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$146,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$737
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    109.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    30.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    36.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    606.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,892.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    157.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

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McPherson County Reviews

2 reviews
People are mostly friendly here, and the school system is okay. I have lived here for most of my life and never had any major problems with this town. A few city parks and good sidewalks around town. Sometimes trash is a problem but I am currently doing a community improvement project to clean up.
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It's a great community with amazing people who are willing to help anyone out! It may be small but everyone is family here!