Geographic Area Valuation and Tax Rankings

Below is a 2014-2018 Comparison of Geographic Area Valuation and Tax Rankings. The tables show changes over a 5 year period. All data comes from a research study done by the Kansas Association of Counties so is derived from consistent parameters.

County 2014 Population 2018 Population Population Rank 2018 Land Area (sq. mi.) 2018 Land Area Rank 2018

Pop. Density (pop./sq.mi.) 2018

Pop. Density Rank 2018
Pottawatomie 22,691  23,908 24 841.02 44 28.43 29
Riley 75,394 74,172 7 609.77 82 121.64 7
Douglas 114,322 120,793 5 455.87  101 264.97 5
Shawnee 178,831 178,187  3 544.02 94 327.54 4
Atchison 16,749 16,332 31 431.17 102 37.88 18
Doniphan 7,851 7,727 50 393.41 103 19.64 36
Wyandotte 160,384 165,288 4 151.60 105 1,090.29 2
Johnson 566,933 591,178 1 473.38 99 1,248.84 1

Assessed Tangible Valuation Sorted by 5 Year Change

County 2014 Assessed Valuation 2018 Assessed Valuation 5 Year Change 5 Year % Change 2014 Rank 2019 Rank
Pottawatomie $487,986,720 $593,402,173 $105,415,453 21.60% 12 10
Riley $567,619,575 $647,667,147 $80,047,572 14.10% 8 8
Douglas $1,177,348,947 $1,382,107,133 $204,758,186 17.39% 4 4
Shawnee $1,532,477,649 $1,693,486,277 $161,008,628 10.51% 3 3
Atchison $141,221,304 $165,732,055  $24,510,751 17.36% 39 37
Doniphan $106,974,711 $140,727,263 $33,752,552 31.55% 54 41
Wyandotte $1,098,740,174 $1,299,515,512 $200,775,338 18.27% 5 5
Johnson $8,084,891,913 $10,556,406,734 $2,471,514,821 30.57% 1 1

Valuation Per Capita Sorted by 5 Year Change

County 2014 Valuation Per Capita 2014 Rank 2019 Valuation Per Capita 5 Year Change 5 Year % Change
Pottawatomie $21,506 24 $24,820 $3,314 15.41%
Riley $7,529 96 $8,732 $1,203 15.98%
Douglas $10,299 69 $11,442 $1,143 11.10%
Shawnee $8,569 87 $9,504 $935 10.91%
Atchison $8,432 89 $10,148 $1,716 20.35%
Doniphan $13,626 48 $18,212 $4,586 33.66%
Wyandotte $6,851 100 $7,862 $1,011 14.76%
Johnson $14,261 42 $17,857 $3,596 25.22%

Taxes Levied Sorted by 5 Year PERCENTAGE Change

County 2014 Taxes Levied 2018 Taxes Levied 5 Year Change 5 Year % Change 2014 Rank 2018 Rank
Pottawatomie $12,555,424 $16,042,579 $3,487,155 27.77% 24 17
Riley $21,303,726 $24,477,478 $3,173,752 14.90% 9 7
Douglas $48,283,327 $60,392,930 $12,109,603 25.08% 4 4
Shawnee $73,850,180 $78,554,576 $4,704,396 6.37% 3 3
Atchison $7,603,642 $8,611,618 $1,007,976 13.26% 41 38
Doniphan $4,999,326 $5,639,274 $639,948 12.80% 76 75
Wyandotte $42,289,633 $46,994,706 4,705,073 11.13% 5 5
Johnson $143,616,350 $190,456,346 46,839,996 32.61% 1 1

Taxes Per Capita Levied Sorted by 5 Year PERCENTAGE Change

County 2014 Taxes Per Capita 2018 Taxes Per Capita 5 Year Change 5 Year % Change 2014 Rank 2018 Rank
Pottawatomie $553 $678 125 22.60% 70 70
Riley $283 $334 51 18.02% 99 100
Douglas $422 $506 84 19.90% 84 83
Shawnee $413 $441 28 6.78% 85 89
Atchison $454 $526 72 15.86% 82 81
Doniphan $637 $736 99 15.54% 64 65
Wyandotte $264 $287 23 8.71% 103 104
Johnson $253 $326 73 28.85% 105 102

Source: Kansas Association of Counties, Research Report 2015 and 2019, https://www.kansascounties.org/services/research-reports (Retrieved July 2019)