Housing

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  

Housing Capture
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Source: KU Institute for Policy and Social Research (Census data: ACS 2017 5-year) (Retrieved June, 2019)

Comparative Table of Housing Characteristics in Pottawatomie County (2010-2017)

  2010 2017 Estimates
Total Housing Units 8,626 9,297
Occupied Housing Units 7,878 8,510
Total Vacant Units 748 787
Homeowner Vacancy Rate 2.2% 1.9
Renter Vacancy Rate 9.2% 5.1
Occupied Units Owned: 6,202   Rented: 1,676 Owned: 6,668 Rented: 1,842

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census, Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Retrieved June, 2019)

Types of Structure

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Source: KU Institute for Policy and Social Research (Census data: ACS 2017 5-year )

Typology of Housing in Pottawatomie County

Typology

Housing Value

Housing Value

Source: KU Institute for Policy and Social Research (Census data: ACS 2017 5-year) (Retrieved June, 2019)

Owner-Occupied Housing

Total Units % of Units Owner-Occupied Homeowner Vacancy Rate
Median Value of Units
6,668 78.4 1.9% $169,300 

Renter-Occupied Housing

Total Units % of Units Renter-Occupied Rental Vacancy Rate Median Gross Rent
1,842 21.6 5.1% 779

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Retrieved June, 2019)

Financial Characteristics (2017 Estimates)

Household Income in the Past 12 Months (in 2017 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)  Occupied units  Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Less than $5,000  215 100 115
$5,000 to $9,999  245 145 100
$10,000 to $14,999  230 120 110
$15,000 to $19,999  246 246 98
$20,000 to $24,999  366 275 91
$25,000 to $34,999  745 394 351
$35,000 to $49,999  1,116 708 408
$50,000 to $74,999  1,787 1,437  350
$75,000 to $99,999  1,305 1,183 122
$100,000 to $149,999  1,417 1,326 91
$150,000 or more  740 734 6
Total occupied housing units  8,510 6,668 1,842
Median household income (dollars)  64,410 73,513 38,077

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Retrieved June, 2019)

Monthly Housing Costs

Less than $300  530 432 98
$300 to $499  1,386 1,187  199
$500 to $799  1,847 1,214 633
$800 to $999  957 496 461
$1,000 to $1,499  1,908 1,631 277
$1,500 to $1,999  1,138 1,035 103
$2,000 to $2,499  406 406 0
$2,500 to $2,999  162 162 0
$3,000 or more  120 105 15
No cash rent  56 (X) 56
Median (dollars)  898 1,001 779

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Retrieved June, 2019)

Owner-Occupied Housing Units with a Mortgage

Value Estimate
Less than $50,000  241
$50,000 to $99,999  449
$100,000 to $299,999  2,739 
$300,000 to $499,999  677
$500,000 to $749,999  67
$750,000 to $999,999  2
$1,000,000 or more  2
Median (dollars)  190,700

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Retrieved June, 2019)

Fair Market Rents (2018)

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

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017 (National Low Income Housing Coalition, Out of Reach 2018)

New Privately-Owned Residential Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits in Pott County, 2014-2017

  2014   2015   2016   2017
Total Units Total Cost Total Units Total Cost Total Units Total Cost Total Units Total Cost
220 49,121,865 197 43,326,050 164 42,185,425 209 49,939,615

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017 (U.S. Census Bureau, Manufacturing and Construction Division, Building Permits Branch, Annual New Privately-Owned Residential Building Permits)

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

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

Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017