Barton county is located close to the center of Kansas. Barton county has 895.40 square miles of land area and 5.23 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Barton county population is 27,566, which has shrunk 2.27% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Barton county median household income is $43,573 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.42% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 27.69% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Barton county median house value is $79,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.78% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 54.97% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Barton county is much better than the state average in quality. The Barton county area code is 620.
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