Atchison County, Kansas Population 2019

Atchison County, Kansas's estimated population is 16,301 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atchison County, Kansas is the 31st largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,193-108-0.66%
201716,301-75-0.46%
201616,376-43-0.26%
201516,419-105-0.64%
201416,524-166-0.99%
201316,690-85-0.51%
201216,775210.13%
201116,754-103-0.61%
201016,857-75-0.44%
199016,932-1,465-7.96%
198018,397-768-4.01%
197019,165-1,733-8.29%
196020,898-598-2.78%
195021,496-726-3.27%
194022,222-1,723-7.20%
193023,9455342.28%
192023,411-4,696-16.71%
191028,107-499-1.74%
190028,6061,8486.91%
189026,758900.34%
188026,66811,16171.97%
187015,5077,778100.63%
18607,7290.00%

Atchison County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,922
Two or More Races851
Black or African American510
American Indian and Alaska Native82
Asian55
Some Other Race37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Atchison County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Atchison County, Kansas Median Age

35.9


Total

34.4


Male

37.3


Female

Atchison County, Kansas Adults

There are 12,576 adults, (2,732 of whom are seniors) in Atchison County, Kansas.

Atchison County, Kansas Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Atchison County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,509

51.68%

Male

7,957

48.32%

Atchison County, Kansas Households and Families

Atchison County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atchison County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All70.1%29.9%
Male64.9%35.1%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Female51.1%48.9%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9672.5270.1
Married2,7913.3582.6
Non Family2,2791.2960.5
Female6013.0951.1
Male2963.0764.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atchison County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2352.32%
9th to 12th Grade5395.32%
High School Graduate3,99639.46%
Some College2,40723.77%
Associates Degree8498.38%
Bachelors Degree1,32413.07%
Graduate Degree7777.67%

Atchison County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3808,6871,960
Black31428062
Multiple Races21219846
Hispanic20917133
Native American3229
Asian2618
Other Race444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,088$41,992$22,995
Less Than High School$37,206$37,426$
High School Grad$29,895$41,382$19,472
Some College$24,798$39,074$18,268
Bachelors Degree$42,221$67,500$40,654
Graduate Degree$49,211$65,234$43,368

$33,088

Average Earnings

$41,992

Average Male

$22,995

Average Female

Atchison County, Kansas Language

Atchison County, Kansas Language by Age

Atchison County, Kansas Language

98.64% of Atchison County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty

Atchison County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4782,32717.27%
Multiple76128337.19%
Hispanic39912731.83%
Black4777114.88%
Other8450.00%

18.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.37%

Male Poverty Rate

20.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atchison County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atchison County, Kansas is Black, with 14.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.65%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.30%
Some College15.75%
High School15.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.13%
Male Unemployed28.29%
Female Employed13.74%
Male Employed9.09%

Atchison County, Kansas Income

Atchison County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,640$64,670
Families$58,275$82,291
Married Families$66,031-
Non Families$23,901$35,138

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Atchison County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Atchison County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans

1,026

Number of Veterans

941

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam340
First Gulf War175
Second Gulf War158
Korea154
World War II42

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9508.19%
Black4511.19%
2 or More317.01%
Hispanic288.78%

Atchison County, Kansas Veterans by Education

9.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atchison County, Kansas Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Atchison County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Atchison1102610679-347-3.15%
Effingham544517-27-4.96%
Lancaster298290-8-2.68%
Muscotah176171-5-2.84%
Huron7573-2-2.67%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990