Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population 2018

Pottawatomie County, Kansas's estimated population is 23,908 with a growth rate of 1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pottawatomie County, Kansas is the 24th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,188-720-3.01%
201723,9083151.34%
201623,5934722.04%
201523,1213771.66%
201422,7441680.74%
201322,5762441.09%
201222,3323041.38%
201122,0282991.38%
201021,7295,60134.73%
199016,1281,3469.11%
198014,7823,02725.75%
197011,755-202-1.69%
196011,957-387-3.14%
195012,344-1,671-11.92%
194014,015-1,847-11.64%
193015,862-292-1.81%
192016,154-1,368-7.81%
191017,522-948-5.13%
190018,4707484.22%
189017,7221,3728.39%
188016,3508,502108.33%
18707,8486,319413.28%
18601,5290.00%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,859
Two or More Races548
American Indian and Alaska Native297
Asian194
Black or African American150
Some Other Race140

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Median Age

35.2


Total

35.3


Male

35


Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Adults

There are 16,424 adults, (3,099 of whom are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,542

49.78%

Male

11,646

50.22%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households and Families

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All78.4%21.6%
Female68.2%31.8%
Male65.5%34.5%
Non Family58.1%41.9%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5102.6978.4
Married5,2503.3389.3
Non Family2,3251.1358.1
Female6132.7868.2
Male3223.1865.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1801.23%
9th to 12th Grade5994.08%
High School Graduate4,28729.21%
Some College3,49123.79%
Associates Degree1,1958.14%
Bachelors Degree3,31022.56%
Graduate Degree1,61210.99%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,44212,8804,683
Hispanic66147574
Multiple Races23323336
Native American17716153
Asian15615688
Black7156
Other Race4933

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 56.41%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,922$48,676$32,496
Less Than High School$21,429$20,966$23,882
High School Grad$33,118$39,289$24,239
Some College$39,647$50,082$30,383
Bachelors Degree$42,793$59,063$35,201
Graduate Degree$62,015$73,438$52,412

$40,922

Average Earnings

$48,676

Average Male

$32,496

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language by Age

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

95.52% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,5751,6528.03%
Hispanic1,23430324.55%
Multiple54513324.40%
Native29711237.71%
Other1404935.00%
Asian19473.61%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

10.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Native, with 37.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Asian, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.69%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.43%
High School10.26%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.83%
Female Unemployed34.04%
Male Employed5.00%
Female Employed4.39%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,410$75,448
Families$75,710$86,970
Married Families$82,442$
Non Families$32,197$41,044

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Pottawatomie 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 35To44.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,452

Number of Veterans

1,381

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam590
First Gulf War361
Second Gulf War207
Korea117
World War II29

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54400
65 to 74362
55 to 64328
75+269
18 to 3493

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2868.41%
2 or More12047.24%
Hispanic648.99%
Black3236.36%
Indian83.72%
Other66.67%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

12.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment Status

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment by Age

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment by Race

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Manhattan 523025498326815.13%
Wamego 437247153437.85%
St. Marys 26272664371.41%
St. George63994130247.26%
Westmoreland778769-9-1.16%
Onaga702696-6-0.85%
Olsburg21922783.65%
Louisville1882092111.17%
Belvue20520610.49%
Emmett191190-1-0.52%
Havensville1331501712.78%
Wheaton9510388.42%
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