Harper County, Kansas Population 2019

Harper County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,583 with a growth rate of -1.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harper County, Kansas is the 64th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20185,506-77-1.38%
20175,583-86-1.52%
20165,669-112-1.94%
20155,781-46-0.79%
20145,827-12-0.21%
20135,839-20-0.34%
20125,859-76-1.28%
20115,935-72-1.20%
20106,007-1,117-15.68%
19907,124-654-8.41%
19807,778-93-1.18%
19707,871-1,670-17.50%
19609,541-722-7.03%
195010,263-1,805-14.96%
194012,068-755-5.89%
193012,823-833-6.10%
192013,656-1,092-7.40%
191014,7484,43843.05%
190010,310-2,956-22.28%
189013,2669,133220.98%
18804,1330.00%

Harper County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,537
American Indian and Alaska Native136
Two or More Races41
Some Other Race12
Asian10
Black or African American10

Harper County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Harper County, Kansas Median Age

42.5


Total

39.5


Male

46.2


Female

Harper County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,345 adults, (1,238 of whom are seniors) in Harper County, Kansas.

Harper County, Kansas Age Dependency

84.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Harper County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,818

49.04%

Male

2,928

50.96%

Harper County, Kansas Households and Families

Harper County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harper County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All73.1%26.9%
Female61.3%38.7%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male56.3%43.8%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3572.3773.1
Married1,2542.9686.5
Non Family8361.0957.4
Female1554.0761.3
Male1123.0356.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harper County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1203.01%
9th to 12th Grade3248.12%
High School Graduate1,57439.46%
Some College97224.37%
Associates Degree3007.52%
Bachelors Degree46611.68%
Graduate Degree2335.84%

Harper County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6813,352682
Hispanic1918516
Native American8984
Multiple Races19151
Other Race125
Asian1010
Black44

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 white people with a rate of 18.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,768$38,862$22,849
Less Than High School$26,875$33,824$21,607
High School Grad$30,827$34,750$21,125
Some College$31,520$42,885$21,250
Bachelors Degree$39,231$44,167$33,571
Graduate Degree$44,500$42,250$46,563

$32,768

Average Earnings

$38,862

Average Male

$22,849

Average Female

Harper County, Kansas Language

Harper County, Kansas Language by Age

Harper County, Kansas Language

93.67% of Harper County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.62% of the population.

Harper County, Kansas Poverty

Harper County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,04368613.60%
Hispanic36321057.85%
Native1362518.38%
Asian1010100.00%
Multiple36719.44%
Other12758.33%
Black33100.00%

16.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.08%

Male Poverty Rate

17.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harper County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harper County, Kansas is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harper County, Kansas is White, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.64%
High School16.29%
Some College13.91%
Bachelors or Greater7.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.19%
Male Unemployed26.92%
Male Employed9.67%
Female Employed6.47%

Harper County, Kansas Income

Harper County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,059$61,010
Families$58,040$69,000
Married Families$61,828-
Non Families$28,958$43,895

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Harper County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Harper County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Harper County, Kansas Veterans

387

Number of Veterans

376

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam98
First Gulf War78
Korea70
Second Gulf War41
World War II14

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3799.02%
Indian55.38%
Hispanic31.44%
Other216.67%
2 or More14.55%

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Education

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harper County, Kansas Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Harper County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Anthony22692178-91-4.01%
Harper14731376-97-6.59%
Attica626577-49-7.83%
Bluff City6560-5-7.69%
Danville3835-3-7.89%
Waldron1110-1-9.09%
Freeport5500.00%
  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