Cowley County, Kansas Population 2018

Cowley County, Kansas's estimated population is 35,361 with a growth rate of -1.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cowley County, Kansas is the 13th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,361-616-1.71%
201635,9773561.00%
201635,621-69-0.19%
201535,690-154-0.43%
201435,844-298-0.82%
201336,142-109-0.30%
201236,251160.04%
201136,235-73-0.20%
201036,308-607-1.64%
199036,915910.25%
198036,8241,8125.18%
197035,012-2,849-7.52%
196037,8619562.59%
195036,905-1,234-3.24%
194038,139-2,764-6.76%
193040,9035,74816.35%
192035,1553,36510.59%
191031,7901,6345.42%
190030,156-4,322-12.54%
189034,47812,94060.08%
188021,53820,3631733.02%
18701,1751,017643.67%
18601580.00%

Cowley County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,538
Two or More Races1,253
Black or African American1,159
American Indian and Alaska Native793
Some Other Race651
Asian578
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cowley County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cowley County, Kansas Median Age

38


Total

35.8


Male

40


Female

Cowley County, Kansas Adults

There are 27,307 adults, (6,152 of which are seniors) in Cowley County, Kansas.

Cowley County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowley County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,892

49.73%

Male

18,085

50.27%

Cowley County, Kansas Households and Families

Cowley County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cowley County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All65.6%34.4%
Male58.4%41.6%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female42.2%57.8%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cowley County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7682.4565.6
Married6,8603.0378.1
Non Family4,7571.2555.6
Female1,4163.1742.2
Male7353.4858.4

3

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cowley County, Kansas Households

Cowley County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7873.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,7727.57%
High School Graduate7,11030.36%
Some College6,36027.16%
Associates Degree2,85612.19%
Bachelors Degree3,13613.39%
Graduate Degree1,4005.98%

Cowley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,15618,4154,174
Hispanic1,6721,05595
Black55040061
Native American42235734
Multiple Races41336681
Other Race34921216
Asian31728592
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 29.02%.

Cowley County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,527$39,175$23,288
Less Than High School$18,083$24,667$11,903
High School Grad$26,553$30,943$19,565
Some College$28,235$41,216$21,154
Bachelors Degree$38,828$51,875$32,052
Graduate Degree$51,205$60,573$47,014

$30,527

Average Earnings

$39,175

Average Male

$23,288

Average Female

Cowley County, Kansas Language

Cowley County, Kansas Language by Age

Cowley County, Kansas Language

91.57% of Cowley County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 8.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.15% of the population.

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,6334,02214.56%
Hispanic3,4591,16733.74%
Black83319723.65%
Multiple1,06217416.38%
Other61316927.57%
Native7308411.51%
Asian5297013.23%

16.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.63%

Male Poverty Rate

17.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowley County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 33.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Native, with 11.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.58%.

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.88%
High School17.19%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.28%
Male Unemployed36.46%
Female Employed10.30%
Male Employed7.69%

Cowley County, Kansas Income

Cowley County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,960$57,309
Families$55,225$67,842
Married Families$65,086$76,884
Non Families$25,526$34,378

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Cowley County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by War

2,805

Number of Veterans

2,631

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,029
Second Gulf War481
First Gulf War420
Korea312
World War II193

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+686
35 to 54678
65 to 74629
55 to 64545
18 to 34267

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,60910.67%
Black10112.30%
Indian438.29%
Hispanic421.96%
2 or More335.04%
Asian122.68%
Other71.78%

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

12.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Employment Status

Cowley County, Kansas Employment by Age

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Employment by Race

Cowley County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cowley County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Winfield1234712284-63-0.51%
Arkansas City1240512063-342-2.76%
Udall753727-26-3.45%
Burden535533-2-0.37%
Parkerfield420413-7-1.67%
Dexter278274-4-1.44%
Atlanta195192-3-1.54%
Geuda Springs 187183-4-2.14%
Cambridge8483-1-1.19%
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