Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population 2018

Pottawatomie County, Kansas's estimated population is 23,908 with a growth rate of 4.31% 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
201723,9089884.31%
201622,920-673-2.85%
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
White21,543
Two or More Races502
Black or African American294
Some Other Race205
American Indian and Alaska Native194
Asian182

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

Pottawatomie 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

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Median Age

34.8


Total

35


Male

34.6


Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Adults

There are 16,136 adults, (3,025 of which are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,594

50.58%

Male

11,326

49.42%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households and Families

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All77.6%22.4%
Female68.6%31.4%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family56.8%43.2%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3642.777.6
Married5,2333.3188.4
Non Family2,3261.1956.8
Female5063.0868.6
Male2993.2365.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1350.94%
9th to 12th Grade5343.71%
High School Graduate4,32830.06%
Some College3,49024.24%
Associates Degree1,3059.06%
Bachelors Degree2,99320.79%
Graduate Degree1,61411.21%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,30012,8494,365
Hispanic583387102
Asian14914978
Black1451332
Multiple Races13313333
Native American13012038
Other Race9069

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 52.35%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,847$46,509$30,820
Less Than High School$21,334$21,439$20,833
High School Grad$32,629$39,942$25,297
Some College$36,643$46,064$27,740
Bachelors Degree$42,246$58,393$34,129
Graduate Degree$63,803$70,500$59,919

$39,847

Average Earnings

$46,509

Average Male

$30,820

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language by Age

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

95.60% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3611,7448.57%
Hispanic1,19219216.11%
Other1956533.33%
Native1945226.80%
Multiple4955010.10%
Asian18273.85%

9.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.36%

Male Poverty Rate

9.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Other, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Asian, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.16%.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.79%
High School8.40%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.10%
Female Unemployed26.24%
Male Employed5.92%
Female Employed5.12%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,500$73,886
Families$72,964$85,400
Married Families$77,702$
Non Families$32,339$41,327

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.6%

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

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by War

1,315

Number of Veterans

1,261

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam545
First Gulf War311
Second Gulf War216
Korea102
World War II73

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74369
35 to 54340
55 to 64259
75+250
18 to 3497

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2498.27%
Hispanic365.37%
2 or More3019.11%
Black2515.63%
Other64.03%
Indian53.47%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment Status

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment by Age

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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