Ness County, Kansas Population 2019

Ness County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,878 with a growth rate of -2.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ness County, Kansas is the 86th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,840-38-1.32%
20172,878-75-2.54%
20162,953-62-2.06%
20153,015-74-2.40%
20143,08920.06%
20133,087100.32%
20123,077-40-1.28%
20113,117130.42%
20103,104-929-23.03%
19904,033-465-10.34%
19804,498-293-6.12%
19704,791-679-12.41%
19605,470-852-13.48%
19506,322-542-7.90%
19406,864-1,494-17.88%
19308,35886811.59%
19207,4901,60727.32%
19105,8831,34829.72%
19004,535-409-8.27%
18904,9441,22232.83%
18803,7223,720186000.00%
187020.00%

How Many People Live in Ness County, Kansas?

2,878

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,93997.93%
Some Other Race371.23%
Asian80.27%
Black or African American70.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.20%
Two or More Races40.13%

Ness County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Ness County, Kansas Median Age

47.2


Total

45.5


Male

49.4


Female

Ness County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,344 adults, (739 of whom are seniors) in Ness County, Kansas.

Ness County, Kansas Age Dependency

87

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ness County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,474

49.12%

Male

1,527

50.88%

Ness County, Kansas Households and Families

Ness County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ness County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female92%8%
Married90%10%
All82.2%17.8%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male54%46%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3272.2282.2
Married8022.7290
Non Family4251.0869.6
Female502.7692
Male503.4254

2.72

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ness County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade663.02%
9th to 12th Grade1275.82%
High School Graduate75634.62%
Some College62028.39%
Associates Degree1999.11%
Bachelors Degree32314.79%
Graduate Degree934.26%

Ness County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0251,916412
Hispanic150664
Other Race2512
Native American66
Multiple Races22
Black11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,423$42,394$22,396
Less Than High School$31,705$43,125$5,089
High School Grad$31,786$41,389$21,375
Some College$29,500$37,500$23,750
Bachelors Degree$41,375$46,042$19,875
Graduate Degree$55,417$60,625$43,125

$34,423

Average Earnings

$42,394

Average Male

$22,396

Average Female

Ness County, Kansas Language

Ness County, Kansas Language by Age

Ness County, Kansas Language

89.52% of Ness County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.87% of the population.

Ness County, Kansas Poverty

Ness County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5901827.03%
Hispanic3207623.75%
Other372362.16%
Multiple4250.00%

8.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

8.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ness County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is Other, with 62.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ness County, Kansas is White, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.22%
High School9.99%
Some College5.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.43%
Male Unemployed12.00%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed5.86%

Ness County, Kansas Income

Ness County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,412$68,370
Families$58,917$84,408
Married Families$62,778-
Non Families$25,380$32,836

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

67.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ness County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Ness 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 55-64.

Ness County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Ness County, Kansas Veterans

247

Number of Veterans

231

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
Korea69
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War28
World War II14

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24510.64%
Hispanic42.40%
2 or More250.00%

Ness County, Kansas Veterans by Education

3.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ness County, Kansas Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ness County, Kansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.14%

Born in Kansas

93.77%

Native Born

6.23%

Foreign Born

4.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.77% of Ness County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.14% having been born in Kansas. 4.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Ness County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ness City14561386-70-4.81%
Bazine334320-14-4.19%
Ransom294274-20-6.80%
Utica158152-6-3.80%
Brownell2928-1-3.45%
  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