Ford County, Kansas Population 2019

Ford County, Kansas's estimated population is 34,288 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ford County, Kansas is the 15th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201833,888-400-1.17%
201734,288-306-0.88%
201634,594-99-0.29%
201534,693-265-0.76%
201434,958580.17%
201334,9002210.64%
201234,6792980.87%
201134,3813721.09%
201034,0096,54623.84%
199027,4633,14812.95%
198024,3151,7287.65%
197022,5871,6497.88%
196020,9381,2686.45%
195019,6702,41614.00%
194017,254-3,393-16.43%
193020,6476,37444.66%
192014,2732,88025.28%
191011,3935,896107.26%
19005,4971893.56%
18905,3082,18670.02%
18803,1222,695631.15%
18704270.00%

Ford County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,893
Some Other Race1,582
Black or African American787
Two or More Races711
Asian493
American Indian and Alaska Native184
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Ford County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Ford County, Kansas Median Age

31.1


Total

31


Male

31.3


Female

Ford County, Kansas Adults

There are 24,060 adults, (3,609 of whom are seniors) in Ford County, Kansas.

Ford County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

16,725

48.26%

Male

17,933

51.74%

Ford County, Kansas Households and Families

Ford County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ford County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
All62.6%37.4%
Female55.6%44.4%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Male36.5%63.5%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,339362.6
Married6,2023.4876.7
Non Family3,0591.3343.7
Female1,2804.1355.6
Male7983.836.5

3.5

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ford County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,81418.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,14310.50%
High School Graduate5,07524.85%
Some College3,96919.44%
Associates Degree1,6798.22%
Bachelors Degree2,48012.15%
Graduate Degree1,2596.17%

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3569,5862,934
Hispanic9,0444,058552
Other Race78836340
Black46641040
Asian430285168
Multiple Races23214234
Native American11310021
Islander88

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 39.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,862$35,506$27,662
Less Than High School$28,026$30,427$23,243
High School Grad$27,480$32,109$23,644
Some College$35,155$41,330$27,411
Bachelors Degree$46,098$51,916$38,859
Graduate Degree$50,756$54,167$49,744

$31,862

Average Earnings

$35,506

Average Male

$27,662

Average Female

Ford County, Kansas Language

Ford County, Kansas Language by Age

Ford County, Kansas Language

48.74% of Ford County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 51.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.21% of the population.

Ford County, Kansas Poverty

Ford County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,5153,99221.56%
White13,6341,3409.83%
Other1,58241025.92%
Black67816924.93%
Multiple683294.25%

16.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.53%

Male Poverty Rate

18.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Other, with 25.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Multiple, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.66%
Some College12.26%
High School11.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.09%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Unemployed11.73%
Male Employed7.49%

Ford County, Kansas Income

Ford County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,890$64,807
Families$56,709$73,268
Married Families$67,381$84,089
Non Families$30,917$37,278

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Ford County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ford County, Kansas Veterans

1,199

Number of Veterans

1,176

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam438
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War147
Korea134
World War II98

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1795.48%
Hispanic1851.63%
Black121.85%
2 or More82.56%

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford County, Kansas Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Ford County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dodge City27340274531130.41%
Spearville773791182.33%
Bucklin794780-14-1.76%
Ford216215-1-0.46%
  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