Norton County, Kansas Population 2019

Norton County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,436 with a growth rate of -1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Norton County, Kansas is the 65th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20185,430-6-0.11%
20175,436-58-1.06%
20165,494-44-0.79%
20155,53840.07%
20145,534-80-1.43%
20135,614280.50%
20125,586-69-1.22%
20115,655-10-0.18%
20105,665-282-4.74%
19905,947-742-11.09%
19806,689-590-8.11%
19707,279-756-9.41%
19608,035-773-8.78%
19508,808-1,023-10.41%
19409,831-1,870-15.98%
193011,7012782.43%
192011,423-191-1.64%
191011,6142892.55%
190011,3257086.67%
189010,6173,61951.71%
18806,9980.00%

How Many People Live in Norton County, Kansas?

5,436

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,06491.62%
Two or More Races1993.60%
Black or African American1312.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native581.05%
Some Other Race350.63%
Asian220.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.33%

Norton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Norton County, Kansas Median Age

43.5


Total

39.8


Male

47.5


Female

Norton County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,485 adults, (1,090 of whom are seniors) in Norton County, Kansas.

Norton County, Kansas Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,400

43.42%

Male

3,127

56.58%

Norton County, Kansas Households and Families

Norton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norton County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
Male88.4%11.6%
All77%23%
Female70.5%29.5%
Non Family55.7%44.3%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9062.4777
Married1,0372.8989.2
Non Family5731.2155.7
Female2103.4970.5
Male863.3488.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norton County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1433.60%
9th to 12th Grade2436.12%
High School Graduate1,46636.91%
Some College1,06726.86%
Associates Degree41510.45%
Bachelors Degree52813.29%
Graduate Degree1102.77%

Norton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5863,335633
Hispanic177120
Black107865
Multiple Races6528
Native American4935
Other Race2419
Asian221
Islander18

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,500$34,928$25,724
Less Than High School$25,653$26,597$25,000
High School Grad$20,057$30,000$12,778
Some College$30,469$35,806$27,370
Bachelors Degree$36,923$50,208$36,538
Graduate Degree$$$45,972

$28,500

Average Earnings

$34,928

Average Male

$25,724

Average Female

Norton County, Kansas Language

Norton County, Kansas Language by Age

Norton County, Kansas Language

95.97% of Norton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Norton County, Kansas Poverty

Norton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,52748810.78%
Multiple1324433.33%
Native9888.89%
Hispanic10843.70%
Other21419.05%

11.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.73%

Male Poverty Rate

12.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton County, Kansas is Native, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.05%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
Some College6.37%
High School3.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed75.00%
Female Unemployed71.43%
Female Employed4.20%
Male Employed3.97%

Norton County, Kansas Income

Norton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,673$58,848
Families$63,505$69,325
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$26,122$30,498

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Norton County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Norton 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 55-64.

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Norton County, Kansas Veterans

558

Number of Veterans

556

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
Korea95
First Gulf War81
World War II45
Second Gulf War25

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White53112.84%
2 or More1719.77%
Hispanic104.83%
Black107.63%

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

1.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton County, Kansas Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Norton 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

66.40%

Born in Kansas

97.54%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.54% of Norton County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.40% having been born in Kansas. 2.30% 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 Norton County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Norton29042812-92-3.17%
Almena408389-19-4.66%
Lenora250235-15-6.00%
Clayton 5957-2-3.39%
Edmond4947-2-4.08%
  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