Facts about Barton County
The Kansas Association of Counties Demographic & Taxation Report 2017-2018 is a snapshot of Kansas' 105 counties, both in terms of basic demographics (population, density, land area etc.) and fiscal matters relating to county governments (valuations, mill levies, and property tax rates).
The Barton County Profile is a 76 page document created by the University of Kansas Institute for Policy & Social Research that lists all types of information about the county and its' residents and businesses.
The Institute for Policy & Social Research (IPSR) at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce that the 52nd Edition of the Kansas Statistical Abstract (KSA) is now available. The abstract is available EXCLUSIVELY online as a PDF file with individual pages available in Microsoft Excel and PDF. For more information and access to the data, please visit http://ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/ksah/.
Please note: IPSR updates the Enhanced Online Edition throughout the year as new data becomes available. This edition offers individual chapters, tables, and maps, with the latest data, in PDF and Excel formats at: http://ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/ksah/ksa34.shtml.
Other information available from this site for Barton County include:
Economic Data Summary at http://ipsr.dept.ku.edu/ksdata/apps/esum.php?fips=20009
Index of Economic Heath at http://ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/apps/EDI/index.php?fips=20009&Submit=Go
The US Census Bureau collects information every year as well as the decennial census population count.
Pull Factor: is the relative strength of the retail business community.
The county Pull Factor is computed by dividing the per capita sales tax of a county by the statewide per capita sales tax. A value greater than 1.0 indicates local businesses are pulling trade from beyond the county borders. Barton County's 2017 Pull Factor is 1.10 Pull Factor Map
BEARFACTS from the Bureau of Economic Analysis