Decatur County, Kansas Population 2019

Decatur County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,878 with a growth rate of 1.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Kansas is the 82nd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,871-7-0.24%
20172,878461.62%
20162,832-94-3.21%
20152,926291.00%
20142,897-11-0.38%
20132,908250.87%
20122,883-43-1.47%
20112,926-31-1.05%
20102,957-1,064-26.46%
19904,021-488-10.82%
19804,509-479-9.60%
19704,988-790-13.67%
19605,778-407-6.58%
19506,185-1,249-16.80%
19407,434-1,432-16.15%
19308,8667459.17%
19208,121-855-9.53%
19108,976-258-2.79%
19009,2348209.75%
18908,4144,234101.29%
18804,1800.00%

Decatur County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,798
Two or More Races41
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Asian15
Some Other Race5
Black or African American5

Decatur County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Decatur County, Kansas Median Age

51.3


Total

51


Male

51.7


Female

Decatur County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,338 adults, (785 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Kansas.

Decatur County, Kansas Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,447

50.05%

Male

1,444

49.95%

Decatur County, Kansas Households and Families

Decatur County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All71.7%28.3%
Female64.5%35.5%
Male61.3%38.7%
Non Family57.4%42.6%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4391.9571.7
Non Family6671.1257.4
Married6342.6688.5
Female1072.7964.5
Male312.3261.3

2.61

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade572.63%
9th to 12th Grade1326.10%
High School Graduate69432.06%
Some College61028.18%
Associates Degree1989.15%
Bachelors Degree31814.69%
Graduate Degree1567.21%

Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0751,906465
Hispanic47275
Native American27274
Multiple Races1515
Black55
Other Race555

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,794$36,354$23,663
Less Than High School$16,750$20,060$
High School Grad$24,531$32,500$13,250
Some College$30,389$35,912$23,266
Bachelors Degree$43,162$55,481$39,167
Graduate Degree$39,605$38,229$42,292

$31,794

Average Earnings

$36,354

Average Male

$23,663

Average Female

Decatur County, Kansas Language

Decatur County, Kansas Language by Age

Decatur County, Kansas Language

96.51% of Decatur County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,66043216.24%
Hispanic754256.00%
Asian1515100.00%
Multiple3912.56%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.77%

Male Poverty Rate

24.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is Multiple, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.65%
Some College12.37%
High School10.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed83.33%
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed18.29%
Male Employed6.53%

Decatur County, Kansas Income

Decatur County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,230$61,318
Families$57,014$79,711
Married Families$60,703-
Non Families$28,967$38,503

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Decatur County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans

231

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam81
Korea70
World War II20
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War5

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White22710.00%
Black480.00%
Hispanic36.12%

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Decatur County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oberlin17881700-88-4.92%
Norcatur151146-5-3.31%
Jennings9693-3-3.13%
Clayton 5957-2-3.39%
Dresden4140-1-2.44%
  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