Geary County, Kansas Population 2018

Geary County, Kansas's estimated population is 33,855 with a growth rate of -3.84% 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
201735,7961,9415.73%
201733,855-1,353-3.84%
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
White24,965
Black or African American6,195
Two or More Races2,279
Asian1,119
Some Other Race661
American Indian and Alaska Native291
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander286

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Geary County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Geary County, Kansas Median Age

26.4


Total

25.8


Male

27.3


Female

Geary County, Kansas Adults

There are 24,699 adults, (2,805 of whom are seniors) in Geary County, Kansas.

Geary County, Kansas Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Geary County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

16,771

46.85%

Male

19,025

53.15%

Geary County, Kansas Households and Families

Geary County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Geary County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married42.2%57.8%
All39%61%
Female35.2%64.8%
Male34.5%65.5%
Non Family34.3%65.7%

39.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Geary County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9232.6939
Married7,5303.2742.2
Non Family3,5431.1334.3
Female1,4963.4335.2
Male3542.8834.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade3761.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,0085.25%
High School Graduate4,92825.69%
Some College6,23432.49%
Associates Degree2,54113.24%
Bachelors Degree2,87915.01%
Graduate Degree1,2196.35%

Geary County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,69211,0612,800
Black3,3173,142547
Hispanic2,4422,077415
Asian915819183
Multiple Races633544159
Other Race38633256
Native American17414954
Islander16615619

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.03%.

Geary County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,217$40,599$23,639
Less Than High School$17,295$25,950$12,429
High School Grad$29,623$36,268$22,372
Some College$34,847$40,406$19,682
Bachelors Degree$42,352$49,231$35,896
Graduate Degree$47,928$73,095$36,740

$34,217

Average Earnings

$40,599

Average Male

$23,639

Average Female

Geary County, Kansas Language

Geary County, Kansas Language by Age

Geary County, Kansas Language

85.15% of Geary County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 14.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty

Geary County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,8312,47812.50%
Hispanic5,5131,20521.86%
Black5,96485214.29%
Multiple2,27247620.95%
Asian1,11014913.42%
Native29112944.33%
Other6499614.79%
Islander286289.79%

14.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.13%

Male Poverty Rate

18.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Geary County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Native, with 44.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Geary County, Kansas is Islander, with 9.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.07%.

Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.23%
High School15.69%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.49%

Geary County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed21.99%
Female Employed10.56%
Male Employed6.58%

Geary County, Kansas Income

Geary County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,096$56,035
Families$50,503$61,017
Married Families$58,144$
Non Families$32,946$40,454

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

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

Geary County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Geary County, Kansas Veterans

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by War

4,413

Number of Veterans

3,536

Male Veterans

877

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,537
First Gulf War1,429
Vietnam820
Korea100
World War II41

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 341,615
35 to 541,434
55 to 64645
65 to 74451
75+268

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,13323.49%
Black96027.64%
Hispanic44418.03%
Asian12715.66%
2 or More9211.60%
Other7120.76%
Hawaiian3017.86%

Geary County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Geary County, Kansas Employment Status

Geary County, Kansas Employment by Age

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

8%

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