Cherokee County, Kansas Population 2018

Cherokee County, Kansas's estimated population is 20,115 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cherokee County, Kansas is the 28th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,5013861.92%
201720,115-105-0.52%
201620,220-297-1.45%
201520,517-242-1.17%
201420,759-134-0.64%
201320,893-293-1.38%
201221,186-166-0.78%
201121,352-170-0.79%
201021,5221480.69%
199021,374-930-4.17%
198022,3047553.50%
197021,549-730-3.28%
196022,279-2,865-11.39%
195025,144-4,673-15.67%
194029,817-1,640-5.21%
193031,457-2,152-6.40%
192033,609-4,553-11.93%
191038,162-4,532-10.62%
190042,69414,92453.74%
189027,7705,86526.77%
188021,90510,86798.45%
187011,0389,537635.38%
18601,5010.00%

Cherokee County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,566
Two or More Races1,021
American Indian and Alaska Native636
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander95
Black or African American83
Some Other Race66
Asian34

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cherokee County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cherokee County, Kansas Median Age

41.4


Total

40.8


Male

42.3


Female

Cherokee County, Kansas Adults

There are 15,556 adults, (3,695 of whom are seniors) in Cherokee County, Kansas.

Cherokee County, Kansas Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherokee County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

10,414

50.80%

Male

10,087

49.20%

Cherokee County, Kansas Households and Families

Cherokee County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cherokee County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female62.4%37.6%
Male62.2%37.8%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cherokee County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9802.5474.9
Married4,3773.1783.3
Non Family2,5011.1165.6
Female7743.3562.4
Male3283.1662.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherokee County, Kansas Households

Cherokee County, Kansas Education

Cherokee County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5604.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,1588.26%
High School Graduate4,88334.85%
Some College3,66826.18%
Associates Degree1,0857.74%
Bachelors Degree1,71312.23%
Graduate Degree9456.74%

Cherokee County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,81211,2862,426
Multiple Races487432125
Native American37333280
Hispanic23915110
Black3737
Other Race352317
Islander3030
Asian179

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 48.57%.

Cherokee County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,485$36,261$23,125
Less Than High School$19,505$25,954$17,674
High School Grad$25,550$32,404$20,871
Some College$27,994$35,504$20,992
Bachelors Degree$41,382$44,608$36,059
Graduate Degree$50,190$50,615$48,929

$29,485

Average Earnings

$36,261

Average Male

$23,125

Average Female

Cherokee County, Kansas Language

Cherokee County, Kansas Language by Age

Cherokee County, Kansas Language

97.44% of Cherokee County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Cherokee County, Kansas Poverty

Cherokee County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8752,31112.93%
Multiple1,02124724.19%
Native63616225.47%
Hispanic4825912.24%
Other661827.27%
Asian341338.24%

13.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherokee County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Kansas is Asian, with 38.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherokee County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.81%.

Cherokee County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.00%
Some College12.80%
High School11.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Cherokee County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.94%
Male Unemployed30.51%
Female Employed6.70%
Male Employed3.92%

Cherokee County, Kansas Income

Cherokee County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,101$51,985
Families$53,042$62,284
Married Families$59,793$
Non Families$22,546$28,576

Cherokee County, Kansas Marital Status

Cherokee County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherokee County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Cherokee County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cherokee County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cherokee County, Kansas Veterans

Cherokee County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,297

Number of Veterans

1,274

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam498
Second Gulf War217
World War II117
Korea98
First Gulf War74

Cherokee County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74370
75+301
55 to 64250
35 to 54233
18 to 34143

Cherokee County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1858.28%
Black4655.42%
2 or More345.73%
Indian327.48%

Cherokee County, Kansas Veterans by Education

11.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherokee County, Kansas Employment Status

Cherokee County, Kansas Employment by Age

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cherokee County, Kansas Employment by Race

Cherokee County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cherokee County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Baxter Springs42383963-275-6.49%
Columbus33113104-207-6.25%
Galena30852886-199-6.45%
Oswego 18391744-95-5.17%
Weir686636-50-7.29%
Scammon482452-30-6.22%
West Mineral185175-10-5.41%
Roseland7773-4-5.19%
Data Sources
  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