Montgomery County Profile

mcacMontgomery County is located in Southeast Kansas and is home to some of the largest manufacturers, not only in the State of Kansas, but in the country. Businesses such as Textron Aviation, CVR Energy/Coffeyville Resources and John Deere call these thriving communities home. The region has benefited from being within a two-hour drive of both Wichita (the "Air Capital of the World") and Tulsa, OK (home of American Airlines' maintenance base) as well as the Port of Catoosa. The population of Montgomery County is approximately 35,000 people with nine incorporated cities and 12 townships. The cities of Caney, Cherryvale, Coffeyville and Independence are the largest.  

Montgomery County, KS, is the 17th largest county in Kansas by population. The largest places in Montgomery County, KS by population are Coffeyville, Independence, Caney and Cherryvale.

The median household income in Montgomery County was $41,083 in 2015, which represents a 0.9% growth from the previous year. The racial makeup of the county is 85.77% White, 6.07% Black or African American, 3.19% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 3.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.08% of the population.

Additionally, there are 13,928 residents employed in Montgomery County, which is a -1.03% growth from the previous year.  Although we have lost employees in Montgomery County, we have seen several new businesses open in the past year, for a total of 280 new jobs created in 2017. 

Montgomery County, KS borders Chautauqua County, KSElk County, KSLabette County, KSNeosho County, KSWilson County, KSNowata County, OKWashington County, OK.

Montgomery County

Population

Total Population

32,789

Population
Growth Rate

-0.76%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

43.000

Housing & Income

Households

13,286

Total Housing Units

16,416


Owner Occupied

9,332

Renter Occupied

3,954

Vacant

3,130

Median Home Value

$82,194


Average Home Value

$124,914

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.77%


Per Capita Income

1.63%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,917 $48,112


Average Household

$58,933 $63,981


Per Capita

$23,934 $25,952

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,633

Total Employed

18,968

Workers 16+

14,329

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

80

Employed

4,917

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

141

Employed

2,803

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

243

Employed

1,963

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

43

Employed

1,852

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

98

Employed

1,219

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

79

Employed

1,097

Some
High School

1,573

Graduated
High School

5,220

Associates
Degree

3,011

Bachelor's
Degree

2,920

Graduate
Degree

1,391

Average Commute Time

17 min.



Resident Commuters

12,013

Non-Resident Commuters

1,263

Drive Alone

11,275

Carpooled

1,809

Public

0

Work At Home

419