McPherson County, Kansas Population 2018

McPherson County, Kansas's estimated population is 28,708 with a growth rate of -1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McPherson County, Kansas is the 20th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201728,708-456-1.56%
201629,1647622.68%
201628,402-213-0.74%
201528,615-248-0.86%
201428,863-510-1.74%
201329,3731920.66%
201229,181670.23%
201129,114170.06%
201029,0971,8296.71%
199027,2684131.54%
198026,8552,0778.38%
197024,7784932.03%
196024,2856152.60%
195023,670-482-2.00%
194024,1525642.39%
193023,5881,7437.98%
192021,8453241.51%
191021,5211000.47%
190021,421-193-0.89%
189021,6144,47126.08%
188017,14316,4052222.90%
18707380.00%

McPherson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,620
Two or More Races566
Some Other Race318
Black or African American299
Asian184
American Indian and Alaska Native158
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

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

McPherson 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

McPherson County, Kansas Median Age

41.8


Total

40.3


Male

43.5


Female

McPherson County, Kansas Adults

There are 22,456 adults, (5,599 of which are seniors) in McPherson County, Kansas.

McPherson County, Kansas Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

14,711

50.44%

Male

14,453

49.56%

McPherson County, Kansas Households and Families

McPherson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McPherson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female54.4%45.6%
Male52.1%47.9%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

McPherson County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8852.3473.6
Married6,6612.9488.2
Non Family3,9481.1655.6
Female8692.8754.4
Male4073.0252.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McPherson County, Kansas Households

McPherson County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9194.63%
9th to 12th Grade8604.34%
High School Graduate5,73228.90%
Some College5,14225.92%
Associates Degree1,5647.88%
Bachelors Degree3,91819.75%
Graduate Degree1,7018.58%

McPherson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,76017,0775,349
Hispanic473385111
Multiple Races20119347
Asian18418473
Black139124
Other Race13010232
Native American948639

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.49%.

McPherson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,810$47,632$27,298
Less Than High School$28,071$45,078$13,333
High School Grad$31,537$41,679$21,975
Some College$32,519$46,190$26,505
Bachelors Degree$43,571$53,450$31,783
Graduate Degree$47,455$50,564$44,531

$35,810

Average Earnings

$47,632

Average Male

$27,298

Average Female

McPherson County, Kansas Language

McPherson County, Kansas Language by Age

McPherson County, Kansas Language

96.22% of McPherson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

McPherson County, Kansas Poverty

McPherson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,7061,6686.49%
Hispanic1,052969.13%
Other3135918.85%
Multiple549356.38%
Black2163315.28%
Native14510.69%

6.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, Kansas is Other, with 18.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, Kansas is Native, with 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.69%.

McPherson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.49%
High School7.22%
Some College5.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

McPherson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.84%
Male Unemployed34.24%
Female Employed5.16%
Male Employed3.16%

McPherson County, Kansas Income

McPherson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,783$69,924
Families$69,139$82,649
Married Families$77,313$
Non Families$32,597$43,113

McPherson County, Kansas Marital Status

McPherson County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

McPherson 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 55To64.

McPherson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

McPherson County, Kansas Veterans

McPherson County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,723

Number of Veterans

1,558

Male Veterans

165

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam673
Korea271
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War183
World War II122

McPherson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+508
65 to 74505
35 to 54340
55 to 64319
18 to 3451

McPherson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6697.79%
Hispanic324.83%
2 or More218.61%
Indian2017.09%
Other84.42%
Black51.79%

McPherson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson County, Kansas Employment Status

McPherson County, Kansas Employment by Age

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson County, Kansas Employment by Race

McPherson County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in McPherson County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
McPherson131571316470.05%
Lindsborg34583338-120-3.47%
Moundridge1737173700.00%
Inman13851353-32-2.31%
Galva87087330.34%
Canton748720-28-3.74%
Marquette641611-30-4.68%
Windom130125-5-3.85%
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