In 2019, Bourbon County, KS had a population of 14.6k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $43,917. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bourbon County, KS declined from 14,702 to 14,608, a −0.639% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,733 to $43,917, a 7.82% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bourbon County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.41%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), White (Hispanic) (2.33%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.76%). 0% of the households in Bourbon County, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.9% of the residents in Bourbon County, KS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bourbon County, KS are Fort Scott Community College (591 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Bourbon County, KS was $82,700, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%. Most people in Bourbon County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bourbon County, KS was 2 cars per household.