Decatur County, Kansas Population 2018

Decatur County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,885 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Kansas is the 83rd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,885-1-0.03%
20162,886491.73%
20162,837-88-3.01%
20152,925270.93%
20142,898-10-0.34%
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
White2,776
Two or More Races68
American Indian and Alaska Native19
Black or African American12
Some Other Race11

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

Decatur County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Decatur County, Kansas Median Age

52.1


Total

52.2


Male

52.1


Female

Decatur County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,326 adults, (797 of which are seniors) in Decatur County, Kansas.

Decatur County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.6

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,455

50.42%

Male

1,431

49.58%

Decatur County, Kansas Households and Families

Decatur County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
Female76.3%23.7%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family59%41%
Male58.3%41.7%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4231.9775.2
Non Family6951.1159
Married5952.7995
Female972.876.3
Male362.7258.3

2.74

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Kansas Households

Decatur County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade522.40%
9th to 12th Grade1235.68%
High School Graduate77435.72%
Some College49022.61%
Associates Degree1617.43%
Bachelors Degree42419.57%
Graduate Degree1436.60%

Decatur County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0811,906552
Hispanic464611
Multiple Races2222
Native American19194
Black1212
Other Race111111

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%.

Decatur County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,607$36,392$23,399
Less Than High School$25,625$27,679$
High School Grad$23,092$32,321$14,702
Some College$30,075$32,431$23,382
Bachelors Degree$40,897$42,500$34,375
Graduate Degree$39,188$37,917$42,500

$30,607

Average Earnings

$36,392

Average Male

$23,399

Average Female

Decatur County, Kansas Language

Decatur County, Kansas Language by Age

Decatur County, Kansas Language

97.53% of Decatur County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,66736513.69%
Hispanic8267.32%
Multiple6722.99%

13.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

19.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is White, with 13.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Kansas is Multiple, with 2.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.32%
Some College12.52%
High School11.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Decatur County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.29%
Female Unemployed17.39%
Female Employed15.99%
Male Employed4.02%

Decatur County, Kansas Income

Decatur County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,362$59,228
Families$55,658$76,150
Married Families$59,750$
Non Families$26,078$40,673

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Decatur County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by War

265

Number of Veterans

254

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam103
Korea83
World War II33
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War2

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+136
65 to 7454
55 to 6452
35 to 5421
18 to 342

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White26311.63%
Hispanic1121.15%
Black216.67%

Decatur County, Kansas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Employment Status

Decatur County, Kansas Employment by Age

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur County, Kansas Employment by Race

Decatur County, Kansas Employment by Education

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%
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