Norton County, Kansas Population 2018

Norton County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,441 with a growth rate of -2.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Norton County, Kansas is the 66th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,441-117-2.11%
20165,558520.94%
20165,506-33-0.60%
20155,53960.11%
20145,533-81-1.44%
20135,614270.48%
20125,587-69-1.22%
20115,656-9-0.16%
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%

Norton County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,104
Two or More Races195
Black or African American150
Some Other Race50
American Indian and Alaska Native31
Asian19
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Norton County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Norton County, Kansas Median Age

43.7


Total

40.4


Male

48.2


Female

Norton County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,519 adults, (1,078 of which are seniors) in Norton County, Kansas.

Norton County, Kansas Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Norton County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,354

42.35%

Male

3,204

57.65%

Norton County, Kansas Households and Families

Norton County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Norton County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Male85.2%14.8%
All73.9%26.1%
Female67.2%32.8%
Non Family54.2%45.8%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norton County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0192.3573.9
Married1,0422.6886.3
Non Family6371.1154.2
Female2323.4267.2
Male1084.1485.2

2.81

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Norton County, Kansas Households

Norton County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2045.04%
9th to 12th Grade3408.41%
High School Graduate1,33032.88%
Some College1,16628.83%
Associates Degree44711.05%
Bachelors Degree46611.52%
Graduate Degree922.27%

Norton County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6813,270554
Hispanic16096
Black120964
Multiple Races6933
Other Race3016
Native American218
Asian19
Islander9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.05%.

Norton County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,558$36,806$24,894
Less Than High School$26,582$34,766$21,875
High School Grad$17,885$26,307$13,510
Some College$31,667$37,241$27,378
Bachelors Degree$36,514$60,057$35,192
Graduate Degree$$$46,176

$28,558

Average Earnings

$36,806

Average Male

$24,894

Average Female

Norton County, Kansas Language

Norton County, Kansas Language by Age

Norton County, Kansas Language

95.83% of Norton County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

Norton County, Kansas Poverty

Norton County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5453848.45%
Multiple1203025.00%
Hispanic11932.52%
Native5360.00%
Other3126.45%

8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.89%

Male Poverty Rate

11.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norton County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norton County, Kansas is Native, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norton County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 2.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.12%.

Norton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.11%
High School7.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
Some College3.70%

Norton County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Unemployed64.71%
Female Employed5.59%
Male Employed2.20%

Norton County, Kansas Income

Norton County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,651$56,399
Families$60,444$67,731
Married Families$68,929$
Non Families$22,473$27,524

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Norton County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Norton County, Kansas Veterans

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by War

495

Number of Veterans

493

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam137
Korea84
World War II78
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War27

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+191
35 to 54140
65 to 74127
55 to 6421
18 to 3416

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White47411.37%
2 or More1617.78%
Hispanic94.48%
Black53.36%

Norton County, Kansas Veterans by Education

2.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norton County, Kansas Employment Status

Norton County, Kansas Employment by Age

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Norton County, Kansas Employment by Race

Norton County, Kansas Employment by Education

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%
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