Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS

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Population
150,354
1.74% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
Median Age
39.8

Poverty Rate
3.5%

Median Household Income
$111,972
4.51% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$347,400
4.99% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
75,941
1.75% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS had a population of 150k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $111,972. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS grew from 147,787 to 150,354, a 1.74% increase and its median household income grew from $107,141 to $111,972, a 4.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.89%), White (Hispanic) (2.72%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%). 13.4% of the households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.3% of the residents in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are Johnson County Community College (3,168 degrees awarded in 2019), Ottawa University-Kansas City (178 degrees), and Cleveland University-Kansas City (120 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was $347,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%. Most people in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (36.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.68%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kansas
56.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas
  1. 90.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kansas was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kansas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS is home to a population of 150k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 11% of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS residents were born outside of the country (16.6k people).

In 2018, there were 8.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.35k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are Spanish (2,992 speakers), Telugu (2,375 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,195 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    123k ± 1.59k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.7k ± 985
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.35k ± 727
3.48%
Hispanic Population
5.23k people

In 2018, there were 8.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.35k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.48% of the people in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are hispanic (5.23k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,992 speakers (2.1%)
  2. Telugu
    2,375 speakers (1.67%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,195 speakers (1.54%)

13.4% of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was Spanish. 2.1% of the overall population of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are native Spanish speakers. 1.67% speak Telugu and 1.54% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
16.6k people
10.1%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
14.6k people

As of 2018, 11% of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS residents (16.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was 10.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was 39.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    6,089 ± 1,877 people
  2. China
    2,081 ± 1,112 people
  3. Vietnam
    647 ± 623 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was India, the natal country of 6,089 Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS residents, followed by China with 2,081 and Vietnam with 647.

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Citizenship

94.3%
2018 Citizenship
94.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.3% of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was 94.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,501 ± 283
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    960 ± 211
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    885 ± 169

Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS is $111,972. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $111,779, followed by Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS and Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $86,556 and $85,489.

Males in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS have an average income that is 1.82 times higher than the average income of females, which is $71,134. The income inequality in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS employs 75.9k people. The largest industries in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are Elementary & secondary schools (4,749 people), Computer Systems Design (4,703 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,592 people), and the highest paying industries are Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers ($230,197), Offices of physicians ($206,567), and Independent artists, writers, and performers ($195,067).

Wages

Median Household Income

$111,972
2018 value
± $2,119
4.51%
1 Year Growth
± 2.74%

Households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS have a median annual income of $111,972, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $107,141 in 2017, which represents a 4.51% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$129,274
Average Male Salary in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS
± $14,525
$71,134
Average Female Salary in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS
± $9,905

In 2019, full-time male employees in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS made 1.82 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS
  1. White
    $93,347 ± $9,891
  2. Asian
    $83,482 ± $20,342
  3. Two or More Races
    $65,848 ± $66,501

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS workers was White. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.498
2019 Wage GINI in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS
0.501
2018 Wage GINI in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS

In 2019, the income inequality in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.616% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $111,779, followed by Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS and Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $86,556 and $85,489.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS (5.24k out of 150k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    3,938 ± 448
  2. Asian
    789 ± 363
  3. Hispanic
    437 ± 173

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

75.9k
2019 Value
1.75%
1 Year growth
± 1.75%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 1.75%, from 74.6k employees to 75.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, are Other managers (3,281 people), Software developers (2,944 people), and Accountants & auditors (2,512 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Other managers (3,281 people), Software developers (2,944 people), and Accountants & auditors (2,512 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Chiropractors (9.66 times higher than expected), Nurse anesthetists (9.51 times), and Actuaries (5.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Physicians ($301,331), Chief executives & legislators ($227,328), and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents ($223,620).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

75.9k
2019 Value
1.75%
1 Year growth
± 1.75%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 1.75%, from 74.6k employees to 75.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,749 people), Computer Systems Design (4,703 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,592 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, though some of these residents may live in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,749 people), Computer Systems Design (4,703 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,592 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers (5.57 times higher than expected), Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing (5.44 times), and Software publishing (4.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers ($230,197), Offices of physicians ($206,567), and Independent artists, writers, and performers ($195,067).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.4B
  2. $30B
  3. $20.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($30B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($20.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$263B
2018 Value in Kansas
$404B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
53.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kansas trade was $263B. This is expected to increase 53.5% to $404B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.9B
  2. $23.5B
  3. $17.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $23.5B and Nebraska and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS awarded 3,589 degrees. The student population of Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS is skewed towards women, with 8,950 male students and 10,711 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are White (2,506 and 72%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (305 and 8.76%), Black or African American (215 and 6.18%), and Unknown (163 and 4.68%).

The largest universities in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS by number of degrees awarded are Johnson County Community College (3,168 and 88.3%), Ottawa University-Kansas City (178 and 4.96%), and Cleveland University-Kansas City (120 and 3.34%).

The most popular majors in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,392 and 38.8%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (610 and 17%), and Railroad & Railway Transportation (147 and 4.1%).

The median tuition costs in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS are $13,188 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,370 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,370 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,168 degrees awarded
  2. 178 degrees awarded
  3. 120 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$13,188
Median Private

In 2019, the Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Johnson County Community College with 3,168 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,428
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,161
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,428 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS, which is 0.661 times less than the 2,161 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,506 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    305 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    215 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Johnson County (Southeast)--Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was White students. These 2,506 degrees mean that there were 8.22 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 305 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS was $347,400 in 2018, which is 1.51 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $330,900 to $347,400, a 4.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS have an average commute time of 19.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$347,400
2018 Median
± $3,618
$330,900
2017 Median
± $3,602

In 2018, the median property value in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS grew to to $347,400 from the previous year's value of $330,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$111,972
Median Household Income
± $2,119
57.1k
Number of Households
± 1,376

In 2018, the median household income of the 57.1k households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS grew to $111,972 from the previous year's value of $107,141.

The following chart displays the households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
2018 Homeownership
71.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.5% of the housing units in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS have a shorter commute time (19.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.994% of the workforce in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (84.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.56%)
  3. Carpooled (5.09%)

In 2018, 84.1% of workers in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.56%) and those who carpooled to work (5.09%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96.4% of the population of Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS has health coverage, with 68.7% on employee plans, 1.99% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 0.671% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Kansas see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1295 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1661 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 489 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, Osage County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,295 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kansas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas.
$7,651
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kansas
$4,855
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,736
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,126
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.58%
Uninsured
68.7%
Employer Coverage
1.99%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
0.671%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS grew by 4.52% from 3.43% to 3.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 20.7% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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