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

32,765

Population
Growth Rate

-0.70%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

44.300

Housing & Income

Households

13,321

Total Housing Units

16,422


Owner Occupied

9,345

Renter Occupied

3,976

Vacant

3,101

Median Home Value

$81,467


Average Home Value

$130,222

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.68%


Per Capita Income

1.71%

Income Projection

Median Household

$46,222 $50,064


Average Household

$59,727 $65,053


Per Capita

$24,341 $26,501

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,641

Total Employed

18,810

Workers 16+

14,342

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

82

Employed

4,834

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

155

Employed

2,945

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

249

Employed

1,945

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

43

Employed

1,822

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

98

Employed

1,252

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

79

Employed

1,114

Some
High School

1,644

Graduated
High School

5,440

Associates
Degree

2,880

Bachelor's
Degree

3,262

Graduate
Degree

1,296

Average Commute Time

17 min.



Resident Commuters

12,026

Non-Resident Commuters

1,275

Drive Alone

11,393

Carpooled

1,682

Public

0

Work At Home

423