Harper County, Kansas Population 2018

Harper County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,590 with a growth rate of -3.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harper County, Kansas is the 63rd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,590-208-3.59%
20165,7981182.08%
20165,680-103-1.78%
20155,783-49-0.84%
20145,832-11-0.19%
20135,843-20-0.34%
20125,863-75-1.26%
20115,938-70-1.17%
20106,008-1,116-15.67%
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
White5,596
American Indian and Alaska Native129
Two or More Races53
Some Other Race13
Black or African American7

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

Harper County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Harper County, Kansas Median Age

43.2


Total

40.3


Male

46.4


Female

Harper County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,406 adults, (1,247 of which are seniors) in Harper County, Kansas.

Harper County, Kansas Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Harper County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,859

49.31%

Male

2,939

50.69%

Harper County, Kansas Households and Families

Harper County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harper County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female60.9%39.1%
Male51.2%48.8%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harper County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3952.3676.9
Married1,2822.9290.7
Non Family8701.1461.8
Female1613.7560.9
Male823.7951.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harper County, Kansas Households

Harper County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1453.58%
9th to 12th Grade2836.99%
High School Graduate1,49937.02%
Some College99224.50%
Associates Degree3338.22%
Bachelors Degree55913.81%
Graduate Degree2385.88%

Harper County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7463,437763
Hispanic1919025
Native American83757
Multiple Races25182
Other Race136
Black74

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.37%.

Harper County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,466$37,461$22,581
Less Than High School$22,063$26,635$20,625
High School Grad$30,970$35,125$24,583
Some College$29,936$40,750$21,292
Bachelors Degree$39,327$48,571$33,264
Graduate Degree$40,667$39,750$40,833

$31,466

Average Earnings

$37,461

Average Male

$22,581

Average Female

Harper County, Kansas Language

Harper County, Kansas Language by Age

Harper County, Kansas Language

94.24% of Harper County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 5.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.08% of the population.

Harper County, Kansas Poverty

Harper County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,10453210.42%
Hispanic36520255.34%
Multiple452351.11%
Native129118.53%
Other13861.54%
Black66100.00%

13.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.06%

Male Poverty Rate

14.27%

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 Native, with 8.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.21%.

Harper County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.22%
High School11.13%
Some College9.67%
Bachelors or Greater7.88%

Harper County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.51%
Male Unemployed15.22%
Male Employed9.10%
Female Employed6.87%

Harper County, Kansas Income

Harper County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,886$61,742
Families$59,536$73,376
Married Families$64,821$
Non Families$26,750$39,501

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Harper County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Harper County, Kansas Veterans

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by War

363

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam113
Korea60
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War37
World War II26

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+112
65 to 74103
35 to 5480
55 to 6443
18 to 3425

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3488.15%
Indian1213.79%
Hispanic31.44%
Other215.38%
2 or More13.45%

Harper County, Kansas Veterans by Education

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harper County, Kansas Employment Status

Harper County, Kansas Employment by Age

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Harper County, Kansas Employment by Race

Harper County, Kansas Employment by Education

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%
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