From apartments, to single family suburban homes, to rural ranches, Pottawatomie County offers a wide range of housing options. Housing is within close proximity to employment centers and recreation. 

Pottawatomie County Housing Statistics 

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017.
Total Housing Units 8,626
Occupied Housing Units 7,878
Total Vacant Units 748
Homeowner Vacancy Rate 2.2%
Renter Vacancy Rate 9.2%
Occupied Units Owned: 6,202   Rented: 1,676

Owner-Occupied Housing

Number of Units Homeowner Vacancy Rate
Median Value of Units
6,489 2.1 $165,900

Renter-Occupied Housing

Total Units Percent of Units Renter-Occupied Rental Vacancy Rate Median Gross Rent
1,875 22.4 5.3% 730
Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017.

Fair Market Rents (2018)

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017.
Mean Renter Wage: $11.14 Studio One Bedroom Two Bedrooms Three Bedrooms Four Bedrooms
Fair Market Rents $762 $767 $1,014 $1,463 $1,779
Housing Wage $14.65 $14.75 $19.50 $28.13 $34.21
Number of Hours Needed to Afford Fair Market Rent 49 49 65 94 115
Housing Stock
Below is a description of Pottawatomie County's housing stock. Housing stock is defined as the total number of dwelling units in a defined area. Pottawatomie County has a diverse stock of newer and older homes as well as a high home-ownership rate of 73%.

Number of Units

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016
2010 Estimate 2011 Estimate 2012 Estimate 2013 Estimate 2014 Estimate 2015 Estimate 2016  Estimate 2017  Estimate
8,664 8,743 8,819 8,952 9,102 9,308 9,492 9,644

Housing Stock in Pottawatomie County by Year Built

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.

Typology of Housing Units in Pottawatomie County 2009-2013
Housing Types
Housing Occupancy Rates Pottawatomie County 2009-2013
Housing Occupancy Rates
Number of Housing Units (1960 - 2010)
Number of Housing Units (2007-2012)
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