Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population 2020

Pottawatomie County, Kansas's estimated population is 23,972 with a growth rate of 1.52% 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
201824,2773051.27%
201723,9723601.52%
201623,6124862.10%
201523,1263881.71%
201422,7381650.73%
201322,5732451.10%
201222,3283041.38%
201122,0242961.36%
201021,7285,60034.72%
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%

How Many People Live in Pottawatomie County, Kansas?

23,972

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,23294.42%
Two or More Races4561.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native3361.43%
Asian2300.98%
Black or African American1640.70%
Some Other Race1270.54%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Median Age

35.1


Total

35


Male

35.2


Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Adults

There are 16,705 adults, (3,239 of whom are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,799

50.11%

Male

11,746

49.89%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Households and Families

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All76.8%23.2%
Male67.6%32.4%
Non Family59%41%
Female58.9%41.1%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6952.6776.8
Married5,2613.3387.9
Non Family2,3601.159
Female7132.7358.9
Male3613.1267.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1360.91%
9th to 12th Grade6514.36%
High School Graduate4,35729.17%
Some College3,50423.46%
Associates Degree1,1407.63%
Bachelors Degree3,51323.52%
Graduate Degree1,63610.95%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,64213,0564,937
Hispanic70555667
Native American22018510
Asian183183108
Multiple Races12812829
Black8770
Other Race4325

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 59.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,717$50,830$32,039
Less Than High School$22,885$21,667$25,167
High School Grad$32,254$39,742$20,124
Some College$37,643$50,741$29,083
Bachelors Degree$45,625$66,875$36,810
Graduate Degree$60,882$72,969$52,018

$40,717

Average Earnings

$50,830

Average Male

$32,039

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language by Age

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Language

95.71% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,8981,7068.16%
Hispanic1,22023018.85%
Multiple45215434.07%
Native33514442.99%
Other1271814.17%
Asian23083.48%

9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.60%

Male Poverty Rate

10.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Native, with 42.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is Asian, with 3.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.42%
High School10.27%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,657$75,739
Families$76,179$86,102
Married Families$84,281-
Non Families$33,404$43,567

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans

1,518

Number of Veterans

1,426

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam510
First Gulf War457
Second Gulf War377
Korea110
World War II10

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3868.89%
2 or More9866.22%
Hispanic8711.89%
Black1917.92%
Indian93.35%
Other610.00%

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Veterans by Education

11.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Kansas Employment Status

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawatomie 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

66.96%

Born in Kansas

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.74% of Pottawatomie County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.96% having been born in Kansas. 1.55% 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 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%
  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