Geary County, Kansas Population 2018

Geary County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,855 with a growth rate of -8.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Geary County, Kansas is the 16th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,855-2,963-8.05%
201636,8181,6104.57%
201635,208-1,474-4.02%
201536,6822230.61%
201436,459-318-0.86%
201336,777-1,109-2.93%
201237,8862,6117.40%
201135,275280.08%
201035,2474,79415.74%
199030,4536012.01%
198029,8521,7416.19%
197028,111-668-2.32%
196028,7797,10832.80%
195021,6716,44942.37%
194015,2228565.96%
193014,3669146.79%
192013,4527716.08%
191012,6811,93718.03%
190010,7443213.08%
189010,4233,42949.03%
18806,9941,46826.57%
18705,5264,363375.15%
18601,1630.00%

Geary County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,772
Black or African American6,240
Two or More Races2,539
Asian1,130
Some Other Race513
American Indian and Alaska Native357
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander267

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

Geary County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Geary County, Kansas Median Age

26.2


Total

25.4


Male

27.2


Female

Geary County, Kansas Adults

There are 25,404 adults, (2,798 of which are seniors) in Geary County, Kansas.

Geary County, Kansas Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Geary County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

17,353

47.13%

Male

19,465

52.87%

Geary County, Kansas Households and Families

Geary County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Geary County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married45.1%54.9%
All40.6%59.4%
Female39%61%
Male37.9%62.1%
Non Family33.3%66.7%

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geary County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7492.8240.6
Married7,1003.4645.1
Non Family3,8821.2133.3
Female1,3773.9839
Male3903.2237.9

3.47

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Geary County, Kansas Households

Geary County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5993.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,1105.65%
High School Graduate5,66628.86%
Some College6,14031.28%
Associates Degree2,10310.71%
Bachelors Degree2,73013.91%
Graduate Degree1,2826.53%

Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,16711,3332,739
Black3,4383,264577
Hispanic2,3741,948297
Asian893740264
Multiple Races56146194
Other Race28725032
Native American21318663
Islander1038921

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 29.58%.

Geary County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,307$38,443$22,783
Less Than High School$20,342$29,742$12,014
High School Grad$27,181$32,675$20,912
Some College$34,660$39,976$20,121
Bachelors Degree$39,494$45,408$35,187
Graduate Degree$47,351$71,818$37,083

$32,307

Average Earnings

$38,443

Average Male

$22,783

Average Female

Geary County, Kansas Language

Geary County, Kansas Language by Age

Geary County, Kansas Language

85.52% of Geary County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 14.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.79% of the population.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty

Geary County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,8822,38911.44%
Hispanic5,42491016.78%
Black6,0625599.22%
Multiple2,53642716.84%
Native35717549.02%
Other5089117.91%
Asian1,120726.43%
Islander267103.75%

12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

15.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geary County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Native, with 49.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Islander, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.52%.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.40%
High School14.10%
Some College5.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%

Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.36%
Female Unemployed22.12%
Female Employed8.94%
Male Employed4.66%

Geary County, Kansas Income

Geary County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,243$57,187
Families$49,614$62,281
Married Families$56,887$
Non Families$34,226$43,611

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Geary County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Geary County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Geary County, Kansas Veterans

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by War

4,541

Number of Veterans

3,774

Male Veterans

767

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,472
First Gulf War1,587
Vietnam906
Korea147
World War II76

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 341,652
35 to 541,509
55 to 64597
65 to 74464
75+319

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,27322.69%
Black96026.65%
Hispanic47618.74%
2 or More15517.30%
Asian729.15%
Other7127.73%
Hawaiian108.47%

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

4.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geary County, Kansas Employment Status

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Age

72.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Race

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Geary County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Junction City23349241808313.56%
Grandview Plaza15581595372.37%
Milford530569397.36%
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