Meade County, Kansas Population 2019

Meade County, Kansas's estimated population is 4,303 with a growth rate of 1.22% 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
20174,303521.22%
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
White3,750
Some Other Race393
Two or More Races76
Asian41
Black or African American31
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

Meade County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Meade County, Kansas Median Age

37.7


Total

35.4


Male

40.8


Female

Meade County, Kansas Adults

There are 3,154 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in Meade County, Kansas.

Meade County, Kansas Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,132

49.64%

Male

2,163

50.36%

Meade County, Kansas Households and Families

Meade County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meade County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female49.7%50.3%
Male33.7%66.3%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6742.4971.9
Married9293.0681.2
Non Family4671.0669.6
Female1892.8949.7
Male893.1833.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meade County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31011.25%
9th to 12th Grade1826.61%
High School Graduate81929.73%
Some College60622.00%
Associates Degree2689.73%
Bachelors Degree39414.30%
Graduate Degree1766.39%

Meade County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3062,017544
Hispanic3501519
Other Race20774
Multiple Races62597
Asian262610
Black2016
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 38.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,621$45,302$25,417
Less Than High School$34,545$44,044$18,942
High School Grad$31,836$40,357$21,354
Some College$37,672$42,098$25,739
Bachelors Degree$50,192$62,344$35,625
Graduate Degree$50,556$75,938$45,833

$39,621

Average Earnings

$45,302

Average Male

$25,417

Average Female

Meade County, Kansas Language

Meade County, Kansas Language by Age

Meade County, Kansas Language

79.52% of Meade County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 20.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.83% of the population.

Meade County, Kansas Poverty

Meade County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,3462968.85%
Hispanic71519627.41%
Other3937819.85%
Asian411536.59%
Multiple6745.97%

12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Asian, with 36.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, Kansas is Multiple, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.85%.

Name Poverty
High School11.83%
Some College7.08%
Less Than High School5.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.87%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed4.41%

Meade County, Kansas Income

Meade County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,167$63,123
Families$62,375$72,900
Married Families$73,899$
Non Families$26,394$35,167

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Meade County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Meade County, Kansas Veterans

197

Number of Veterans

193

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
First Gulf War39
Korea31
Second Gulf War25
World War II14

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1615.80%
2 or More2438.71%
Black929.03%
Hispanic30.70%
Other31.21%

Meade County, Kansas Veterans by Education

6.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, Kansas Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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