Morton County, Kansas Population 2019

Morton County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,740 with a growth rate of -2.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morton County, Kansas is the 88th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,740-60-2.14%
20162,800-152-5.15%
20152,952-93-3.05%
20143,045-74-2.37%
20133,119-11-0.35%
20123,130-48-1.51%
20113,178-62-1.91%
20103,240-240-6.90%
19903,480260.75%
19803,454-122-3.41%
19703,5762226.62%
19603,35474428.51%
19502,61042419.40%
19402,186-1,906-46.58%
19304,09291528.80%
19203,1771,844138.33%
19101,3331,029338.49%
1900304-420-58.01%
18907247157944.44%
188090.00%

Morton County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,658
Two or More Races163
Some Other Race80
Black or African American24
Asian4
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Morton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Morton County, Kansas Median Age

39.5


Total

33.8


Male

44.8


Female

Morton County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,211 adults, (510 of whom are seniors) in Morton County, Kansas.

Morton County, Kansas Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Morton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,397

47.66%

Male

1,534

52.34%

Morton County, Kansas Households and Families

Morton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Morton County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
Male86.7%13.3%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female29.1%70.9%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1152.5568.6
Married5063.190.7
Non Family3771.0847.2
Female1274.2829.1
Male1053.1286.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morton County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1206.48%
9th to 12th Grade1467.88%
High School Graduate68136.77%
Some College53328.78%
Associates Degree1296.97%
Bachelors Degree1588.53%
Graduate Degree854.59%

Morton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5451,439226
Hispanic25810813
Other Race805113
Multiple Races3728
Black147
Asian444
Native American2

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,194$41,504$26,033
Less Than High School$34,000$39,213$11,083
High School Grad$28,092$32,841$21,000
Some College$40,625$43,875$27,596
Bachelors Degree$74,375$76,635$36,250
Graduate Degree$53,750$72,917$52,656

$38,194

Average Earnings

$41,504

Average Male

$26,033

Average Female

Morton County, Kansas Language

Morton County, Kansas Language by Age

Morton County, Kansas Language

81.90% of Morton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 18.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.16% of the population.

Morton County, Kansas Poverty

Morton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0471979.62%
Hispanic662274.08%
Multiple16395.52%

7.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.08%

Male Poverty Rate

10.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morton County, Kansas is White, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morton County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.00%
High School10.29%
Some College2.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.67%
Male Employed3.17%
Male Unemployed3.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Morton County, Kansas Income

Morton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,813$56,693
Families$57,292$69,664
Married Families$64,286$
Non Families$24,238$29,710

Morton County, Kansas Marital Status

Morton County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Morton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Morton County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Morton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Morton County, Kansas Veterans

130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
World War II12
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War6
Korea5

Morton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Morton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

1.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morton County, Kansas Employment Status

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Morton County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elkhart22051934-271-12.29%
Rolla442393-49-11.09%
Richfield4338-5-11.63%
  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