Rice County, Kansas Population 2018

Rice County, Kansas's estimated population is 9,660 with a growth rate of -2.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rice County, Kansas is the 41st largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,660-289-2.90%
20169,9491401.43%
20169,809-116-1.17%
20159,925-45-0.45%
20149,970-8-0.08%
20139,978-16-0.16%
20129,994-105-1.04%
201110,099-15-0.15%
201010,114-496-4.67%
199010,610-1,290-10.84%
198011,900-420-3.41%
197012,320-1,589-11.42%
196013,909-1,726-11.04%
195015,635-1,578-9.17%
194017,2133,41324.73%
193013,800-1,032-6.96%
192014,832-274-1.81%
191015,1063612.45%
190014,7452942.03%
189014,4515,15955.52%
18809,2929,287185740.00%
187050.00%

Rice County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,050
Some Other Race371
Two or More Races232
Black or African American200
Asian61
American Indian and Alaska Native21
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

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

Rice 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

Rice County, Kansas Median Age

37.7


Total

35.6


Male

41.4


Female

Rice County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,671 adults, (1,751 of which are seniors) in Rice County, Kansas.

Rice County, Kansas Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,929

49.54%

Male

5,020

50.46%

Rice County, Kansas Households and Families

Rice County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rice County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
Male74.5%25.5%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female50.7%49.3%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rice County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9682.3573.7
Married2,1942.9484.8
Non Family1,3611.1459.1
Male2083.4274.5
Female2052.9350.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rice County, Kansas Households

Rice County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2624.11%
9th to 12th Grade4587.18%
High School Graduate1,85929.14%
Some College1,80428.28%
Associates Degree5698.92%
Bachelors Degree96215.08%
Graduate Degree4667.30%

Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6965,1271,355
Hispanic45836737
Other Race16113222
Multiple Races11162
Black909029
Asian35185
Native American772
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 32.22%.

Rice County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,077$41,257$25,697
Less Than High School$18,534$21,813$14,653
High School Grad$28,704$38,056$22,174
Some College$34,357$44,423$25,637
Bachelors Degree$35,393$37,135$34,472
Graduate Degree$44,697$48,750$41,583

$32,077

Average Earnings

$41,257

Average Male

$25,697

Average Female

Rice County, Kansas Language

Rice County, Kansas Language by Age

Rice County, Kansas Language

91.47% of Rice County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 8.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Rice County, Kansas Poverty

Rice County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9071,11814.14%
Hispanic1,02219218.79%
Multiple1968442.86%
Other3564312.08%
Asian451942.22%
Black113108.85%
Islander7114.29%

15.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.78%

Male Poverty Rate

15.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Multiple, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Black, with 8.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Rice County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.60%
High School14.73%
Some College6.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%

Rice County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.60%
Male Unemployed64.86%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed6.64%

Rice County, Kansas Income

Rice County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,335$56,716
Families$62,299$68,161
Married Families$65,409$
Non Families$27,654$32,937

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rice County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Rice County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Rice County, Kansas Veterans

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by War

621

Number of Veterans

554

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam243
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War89
Korea46
World War II44

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+171
65 to 74162
55 to 64109
35 to 5495
18 to 3484

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5798.24%
2 or More2917.79%
Hispanic81.20%
Black84.42%
Other52.23%

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

13.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Kansas Employment Status

Rice County, Kansas Employment by Age

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rice County, Kansas Employment by Race

Rice County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rice County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lyons37403671-69-1.84%
Sterling23282264-64-2.75%
Little River557536-21-3.77%
Chase477451-26-5.45%
Bushton279271-8-2.87%
Geneseo267264-3-1.12%
Alden148144-4-2.70%
Raymond7977-2-2.53%
Frederick1817-1-5.56%
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