Kansas City, Kansas Population 2019

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 33.4 years, 32.6 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.73 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Kansas City, Kansas is $41,671, while the mean household income is $52,081.

Kansas City Ks Demographics

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

  • White: 58.52%
  • Black or African American: 24.21%
  • Other race: 8.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.43%
  • Asian: 4.14%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%

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
White88,396
Black or African American36,564
Some Other Race12,203
Two or More Races6,692
Asian6,260
American Indian and Alaska Native764
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander163

Kansas City Ks Population Pyramid 2019

Kansas City Ks Median Age

33.4


Total

32.6


Male

34.2


Female

Kansas City Ks Adults

There are 108,582 adults, (17,208 of whom are seniors) in Kansas City Ks.

Kansas City Ks Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kansas City Ks Sex Ratio

Female

76,352

50.55%

Male

74,690

49.45%

Kansas City Ks Households and Families

Kansas City Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kansas City Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All56.4%43.6%
Male52.6%47.4%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female38.3%61.7%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,9752.7356.4
Married21,0733.5175.2
Non Family20,0441.2446.1
Female9,6573.738.3
Male4,2013.6652.6

3.46

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kansas City Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,3539.86%
9th to 12th Grade11,56412.19%
High School Graduate31,04432.74%
Some College20,33921.45%
Associates Degree6,8657.24%
Bachelors Degree10,67711.26%
Graduate Degree4,9905.26%

Kansas City Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,76138,4909,233
Black23,09719,7613,749
Hispanic22,30011,8371,486
Other Race6,5593,109256
Asian3,5952,187771
Multiple Races2,3401,880487
Native American49138245
Islander793434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,849$32,382$25,727
Less Than High School$22,241$26,208$16,967
High School Grad$26,529$30,760$22,803
Some College$31,745$37,248$27,696
Bachelors Degree$40,463$43,788$37,056
Graduate Degree$48,821$49,643$48,497

$29,849

Average Earnings

$32,382

Average Male

$25,727

Average Female

Kansas City Ks Language

Kansas City Ks Language by Age

Kansas City Ks Language

71.99% of Kansas City Ks residents speak only English, while 28.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.81% of the population.

Kansas City Ks Poverty

Kansas City Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,52411,57526.00%
Black36,18810,68729.53%
White57,7607,83313.56%
Other12,1943,01124.69%
Asian6,2301,88530.26%
Multiple6,6371,80527.20%
Native73620027.17%
Islander15614794.23%

22.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.88%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kansas City Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kansas City Ks is Islander, with 94.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kansas City Ks is White, with 13.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.14%
High School17.60%
Some College14.12%
Bachelors or Greater7.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.01%
Male Unemployed31.72%
Female Employed11.95%
Male Employed9.43%

Kansas City Ks Income

Kansas City Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,671$52,081
Families$48,880$59,912
Married Families$62,960$73,219
Non Families$26,397$34,773

Kansas City Ks Marital Status

Kansas City Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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

7,687

Number of Veterans

7,259

Male Veterans

428

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,885
First Gulf War1,196
Second Gulf War1,107
Korea749
World War II316
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,918
65 to 741,847
55 to 641,772
75+1,629
18 to 34521

Kansas City Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1017.77%
Black2,0437.66%
Hispanic5001.85%
2 or More35010.96%
Other1181.47%
Indian427.17%
Asian330.78%

Kansas City Ks Veterans by Education

12.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kansas City Ks Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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

53.33%

Born in Kansas

83.25%

Native Born

16.75%

Foreign Born

13.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.25% of Kansas City Ks residents were born in the United States, with 53.33% having been born in Kansas. 13.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.