Ford County, Kansas Population 2018

Ford County, Kansas's estimated population is 34,381 with a growth rate of -0.32% 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
201734,381-111-0.32%
201634,492-9-0.03%
201634,501-77-0.22%
201534,578-315-0.90%
201434,893-44-0.13%
201334,9371720.49%
201234,7653320.96%
201134,4334091.20%
201034,0246,56123.89%
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
White30,690
Some Other Race1,659
Black or African American794
Two or More Races743
Asian460
American Indian and Alaska Native140
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Ford 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

Ford County, Kansas Median Age

31.1


Total

31.1


Male

31.2


Female

Ford County, Kansas Adults

There are 23,903 adults, (3,622 of which are seniors) in Ford County, Kansas.

Ford County, Kansas Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

16,648

48.27%

Male

17,844

51.73%

Ford County, Kansas Households and Families

Ford County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ford County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All61.5%38.5%
Female48.4%51.6%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male37.2%62.8%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ford County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2263.0161.5
Married6,0923.5476.4
Non Family3,0171.2843.4
Female1,3454.0348.4
Male7723.8437.2

3.52

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ford County, Kansas Households

Ford County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,45017.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,38711.77%
High School Graduate4,89124.12%
Some College4,34721.43%
Associates Degree1,5957.86%
Bachelors Degree2,46912.17%
Graduate Degree1,1425.63%

Ford County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4919,7082,802
Hispanic8,7963,909574
Other Race84032326
Black45341629
Asian385255178
Multiple Races23917019
Native American776316
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 46.23%.

Ford County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,334$33,679$26,434
Less Than High School$27,163$29,481$24,735
High School Grad$26,228$27,210$24,427
Some College$33,315$41,677$25,663
Bachelors Degree$42,564$50,205$38,022
Graduate Degree$49,104$54,327$48,489

$30,334

Average Earnings

$33,679

Average Male

$26,434

Average Female

Ford County, Kansas Language

Ford County, Kansas Language by Age

Ford County, Kansas Language

51.58% of Ford County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 48.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.63% of the population.

Ford County, Kansas Poverty

Ford County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,1734,06822.38%
White13,8541,54711.17%
Other1,65941925.26%
Black69524034.53%
Multiple706233.26%
Asian460163.48%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.72%

Male Poverty Rate

18.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Black, with 34.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Kansas is Multiple, with 3.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.64%.

Ford County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.81%
Some College14.79%
High School13.71%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Ford County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.19%
Male Unemployed22.68%
Female Employed11.76%
Male Employed8.53%

Ford County, Kansas Income

Ford County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,688$61,083
Families$53,999$68,072
Married Families$64,672$
Non Families$31,293$35,959

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Ford County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ford County, Kansas Veterans

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,327

Number of Veterans

1,284

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam450
First Gulf War197
Korea169
Second Gulf War139
World War II69

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64330
35 to 54312
75+288
65 to 74283
18 to 34114

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2775.99%
Hispanic2011.83%
2 or More3811.73%
Black121.82%

Ford County, Kansas Veterans by Education

11.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford County, Kansas Employment Status

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Age

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Race

Ford County, Kansas Employment by Education

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%
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