Cowley County, Kansas Population 2019

Cowley County, Kansas's estimated population is 35,356 with a growth rate of -1.01% 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
201835,218-138-0.39%
201735,356-361-1.01%
201635,717-56-0.16%
201535,773-116-0.32%
201435,889-275-0.76%
201336,164-99-0.27%
201236,263210.06%
201136,242-70-0.19%
201036,312-603-1.63%
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
White31,510
Two or More Races1,363
Black or African American1,077
American Indian and Alaska Native708
Asian572
Some Other Race474
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander28

Cowley County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Cowley County, Kansas Median Age

38.2


Total

36.6


Male

40


Female

Cowley County, Kansas Adults

There are 27,175 adults, (6,173 of whom are seniors) in Cowley County, Kansas.

Cowley County, Kansas Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowley County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,759

49.70%

Male

17,973

50.30%

Cowley County, Kansas Households and Families

Cowley County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cowley County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
Male69.2%30.8%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female42%58%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6882.4565.9
Married6,9543.0377.9
Non Family4,6011.2354.7
Female1,4293.0742
Male7043.3469.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cowley County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7413.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,5826.80%
High School Graduate7,32231.49%
Some College6,13926.40%
Associates Degree2,74611.81%
Bachelors Degree3,21513.83%
Graduate Degree1,5086.49%

Cowley County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,99918,3874,361
Hispanic1,6281,103104
Black55841379
Multiple Races44940573
Native American39234844
Asian33729671
Other Race23320230
Islander66

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 21.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,936$40,411$25,415
Less Than High School$21,212$28,492$11,641
High School Grad$28,081$32,068$20,133
Some College$30,616$42,221$21,557
Bachelors Degree$41,565$54,167$35,429
Graduate Degree$53,382$60,179$50,755

$31,936

Average Earnings

$40,411

Average Male

$25,415

Average Female

Cowley County, Kansas Language

Cowley County, Kansas Language by Age

Cowley County, Kansas Language

92.17% of Cowley County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty

Cowley County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,3003,87914.21%
Hispanic3,5651,18233.16%
Multiple1,13920518.00%
Black75311915.80%
Native6437111.04%
Other4645010.78%
Islander282278.57%
Asian552122.17%

16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.25%

Male Poverty Rate

17.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowley County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Islander, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowley County, Kansas is Asian, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.06%
High School16.60%
Some College11.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.22%
Male Unemployed35.03%
Female Employed9.55%
Male Employed6.64%

Cowley County, Kansas Income

Cowley County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,624$59,224
Families$56,644$69,861
Married Families$66,625$78,644
Non Families$26,222$34,799

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cowley County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans

2,527

Number of Veterans

2,371

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam925
Second Gulf War440
First Gulf War355
Korea243
World War II171

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3149.50%
Black10112.55%
2 or More547.21%
Hispanic462.07%
Indian347.57%
Asian143.10%
Other103.10%

Cowley County, Kansas Veterans by Education

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowley County, Kansas Employment Status

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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