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

30,687

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

48.100

Housing & Income

Households

12,665

Total Housing Units

15,411


Owner Occupied

8,940

Renter Occupied

3,725

Vacant

2,746

Median Home Value

$85,610


Average Home Value

$137,961

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.56%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,080 $55,551


Average Household

$68,772 $77,752


Per Capita

$28,410 $32,231

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,659

Total Employed

18,818

Workers 16+

13,854

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

83

Employed

4,912

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

152

Employed

3,140

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

252

Employed

1,933

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

44

Employed

1,724

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

97

Employed

1,278

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

78

Employed

1,115

Some
High School

1,367

Graduated
High School

5,255

Associates
Degree

3,010

Bachelor's
Degree

3,251

Graduate
Degree

1,266

Average Commute Time

18 min.



Resident Commuters

11,431

Non-Resident Commuters

1,326

Drive Alone

11,351

Carpooled

1,503

Public

0

Work At Home

408