Kansas City, Kansas Population 2020

152,958

Kansas City, Kansas's estimated population is 152,958 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kansas City, Kansas is the 3rd largest city in Kansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1225.46 people/mi² (473.15 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.5 years, 32.7 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

The median income for households in Kansas City, Kansas is $, while the mean household income is $.

Kansas City Ks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kansas City Ks was:

  • White: 57.91%
  • Black or African American: 23.55%
  • Other race: 8.73%
  • Asian: 4.68%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%

How Many People Live in Kansas City, Kansas?

152,958
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018152,958200.01%
2017152,9383210.21%
2016152,6179820.65%
2015151,6351,4480.96%
2014150,1871,2450.84%
2013148,9421,4600.99%
2012147,4821,2490.85%
2011146,2333500.24%
2010145,883-983-0.07%
2000146,866-2,901-0.20%
1990149,767-11,381-0.73%
1980161,148-7,065-0.43%
1970168,21346,3123.27%
1960121,901-7,652-0.61%
1950129,5538,0950.65%
1940121,458-399-0.03%
1930121,85720,6801.88%
1920101,17718,8462.08%
191082,33130,9134.82%
190051,41813,1022.98%
189038,31635,11628.18%
18803,2002600.85%
18702,9400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,06757.91%
Black or African American35,80923.55%
Some Other Race13,2718.73%
Asian7,1234.68%
Two or More Races6,7604.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native6710.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3680.24%

Kansas City Ks Population Pyramid 2020

Kansas City Ks Median Age

33.5


Total

32.7


Male

34.2


Female

Kansas City Ks Adults

There are 109,564 adults, (17,537 of whom are seniors) in Kansas City Ks.

Kansas City Ks Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kansas City Ks Sex Ratio

Female

76,604

50.37%

Male

75,465

49.63%

Kansas City Ks Households and Families

Kansas City Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kansas City Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All56%44%
Male53.2%46.8%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female38.7%61.3%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,5332.7256
Married21,9513.5373.7
Non Family20,1501.2345.4
Female9,4473.6238.7
Male3,9853.6453.2

3.45

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kansas City Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,2809.69%
9th to 12th Grade11,46511.98%
High School Graduate31,00132.39%
Some College20,73721.66%
Associates Degree6,8597.17%
Bachelors Degree10,97311.46%
Graduate Degree5,4105.65%

Kansas City Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,83438,3629,547
Black22,79919,9133,752
Hispanic22,65512,1601,628
Other Race7,0213,354303
Asian4,0472,615866
Multiple Races2,5232,101667
Native American43936454
Islander1866632

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 26.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,053$35,372$26,876
Less Than High School$24,284$27,420$18,465
High School Grad$27,407$30,865$23,005
Some College$33,779$40,296$29,767
Bachelors Degree$42,407$48,750$40,000
Graduate Degree$51,272$53,936$49,485

$31,053

Average Earnings

$35,372

Average Male

$26,876

Average Female

Kansas City Ks Language

Kansas City Ks Language by Age

Kansas City Ks Language

70.62% of Kansas City Ks residents speak only English, while 29.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.58% of the population.

Kansas City Ks Poverty

Kansas City Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic45,27510,16322.45%
Black35,4069,95628.12%
White57,6317,82213.57%
Other13,2313,28224.81%
Asian7,0791,95027.55%
Multiple6,6951,70525.47%
Islander36115743.49%
Native65614221.65%

20.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.67%

Male Poverty Rate

22.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kansas City Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kansas City Ks is Islander, with 43.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kansas City Ks is White, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.82%
High School17.12%
Some College13.38%
Bachelors or Greater6.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.75%
Male Unemployed32.12%
Female Employed11.34%
Male Employed8.52%

Kansas City Ks Income

Kansas City Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,573$54,886
Families$51,776$63,234
Married Families$65,999$76,582
Non Families$27,290$36,312

Kansas City Ks Marital Status

Kansas City Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kansas City Ks Married by Age and Sex

Kansas City Ks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kansas City Ks Marital Status by Race

Kansas City Ks Veterans

7,639

Number of Veterans

7,131

Male Veterans

508

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,857
First Gulf War1,286
Second Gulf War1,128
Korea708
World War II245

Kansas City Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9767.57%
Black2,0968.00%
Hispanic6422.34%
2 or More35510.64%
Other1792.12%
Indian264.84%
Asian70.14%

Kansas City Ks Veterans by Education

10.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kansas City Ks Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kansas City Ks Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.51%

Born in Kansas

82.47%

Native Born

17.53%

Foreign Born

13.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

82.47% of Kansas City Ks residents were born in the United States, with 52.51% having been born in Kansas. 13.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.