Meade County, Kansas Population 2018

Meade County, Kansas's estimated population is 4,303 with a growth rate of -0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meade County, Kansas is the 72nd largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,303-7-0.16%
20164,310591.39%
20164,251-42-0.98%
20154,293-51-1.17%
20144,344591.38%
20134,285-96-2.19%
20124,381-138-3.05%
20114,519-77-1.68%
20104,5963498.22%
19904,247-541-11.30%
19804,788-124-2.52%
19704,912-593-10.77%
19605,505-205-3.59%
19505,7101883.40%
19405,522-1,336-19.48%
19306,8581,31623.75%
19205,5424879.63%
19105,0553,474219.73%
19001,581-961-37.80%
18902,5422,246758.78%
18802960.00%

Meade County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,830
Some Other Race327
Two or More Races72
Black or African American39
Asian38
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

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

Meade 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

Meade County, Kansas Median Age

39.6


Total

36.2


Male

42.9


Female

Meade County, Kansas Adults

There are 3,181 adults, (771 of which are seniors) in Meade County, Kansas.

Meade County, Kansas Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,133

49.49%

Male

2,177

50.51%

Meade County, Kansas Households and Families

Meade County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meade County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male26.9%73.1%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meade County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6652.5171.9
Married9563.0484.9
Non Family4121.166.7
Female1672.5644.9
Male1303.0226.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meade County, Kansas Households

Meade County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2328.28%
9th to 12th Grade1746.21%
High School Graduate85630.56%
Some College64222.92%
Associates Degree28110.03%
Bachelors Degree46216.49%
Graduate Degree1545.50%

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3812,142579
Hispanic32816413
Other Race169777
Multiple Races474513
Black3027
Asian262611
Islander44

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 42.31%.

Meade County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,777$40,656$23,519
Less Than High School$32,750$36,799$17,000
High School Grad$29,628$35,739$21,667
Some College$32,697$39,408$23,214
Bachelors Degree$45,893$56,250$32,969
Graduate Degree$50,208$76,786$42,917

$35,777

Average Earnings

$40,656

Average Male

$23,519

Average Female

Meade County, Kansas Language

Meade County, Kansas Language by Age

Meade County, Kansas Language

81.11% of Meade County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 18.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.29% of the population.

Meade County, Kansas Poverty

Meade County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,43642012.22%
Hispanic64515924.65%
Other327288.56%
Asian381231.58%
Multiple7234.17%

14.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.54%

Male Poverty Rate

17.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Asian, with 31.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Multiple, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.67%.

Meade County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School13.85%
Some College8.92%
Less Than High School6.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Meade County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.97%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed9.54%
Male Employed5.79%

Meade County, Kansas Income

Meade County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,960$61,512
Families$61,250$70,691
Married Families$71,840$
Non Families$23,306$31,645

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Meade County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Meade 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 45To54.

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Meade County, Kansas Veterans

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by War

234

Number of Veterans

230

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam77
Korea45
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War29
World War II17

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7475
75+73
55 to 6433
18 to 3427
35 to 5426

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2137.47%
2 or More1119.30%
Black717.95%
Hispanic41.04%
Other31.52%

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Education

8.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, Kansas Employment Status

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Race

Meade County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meade County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Meade17211586-135-7.84%
Plains11461056-90-7.85%
Fowler590544-46-7.80%
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