Housing Data

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

Total Housing Units 9,404
Occupied Housing Units 8,109
Total Vacant Units 933
Homeowner Vacancy Rate 2.0%
Renter Vacancy Rate 6.2%
Occupied Units  

Owner-Occupied Housing

Number of Units Homeowner Vacancy Rate Median Value of Units
6,395 2.0  

Renter-Occupied Housing

Total Units Percent of Units Renter-Occupied Rental Vacancy Rate Median Gross Rent
1,797 21.9 6.2% 730
Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016

Fair Market Rents (2017)

Mean Renter Wage: $11.14 Studio One Bedroom Two Bedrooms Three Bedrooms Four Bedrooms
Fair Market Rents $637 $631 $837 $1,210 $1,471
Housing Wage $12.06 $12.13 $16.10 $23.27 $28.29
Number of Hours Needed to Afford Fair Market Rent 43 44 58 84  
Source: Kansas Statistical Abstract 2016

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 2004 Estimate 2015 Estimate 2016 Etimate
8,653 8,718 8,782 8,902 9,038 9,232 9,404

Housing Stock in Pottawatomie County by Year Built

Housing Stock in Pottawatomie County by Year Built Graph

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


Typology of Housing Units in Pottawatomie County 2009-2013

Typology of Housing Units in Pottawatomie County 2009-2013 Graph

Housing Occupancy Rates Pottawatomie County 2009-2013

Housing Occupancy Rates Pottawatomie County 2009-2013 Graph

Number of Housing Units (1960 - 2010)

Number of Housing Units 1960-2010 graph

Number of Housing Units (2007-2012)

Number of Housing Units 2007-2012 Graph

Source:
University of Kansas for Policy and Social Research
http://ipsr.ku.edu/ 

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