Rice County, Kansas Population 2019

Rice County, Kansas's estimated population is 9,660 with a growth rate of -1.52% 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
20179,660-149-1.52%
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
White9,055
Some Other Race262
Two or More Races250
Black or African American191
Asian67
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Rice County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Rice County, Kansas Median Age

38.5


Total

36.6


Male

41.1


Female

Rice County, Kansas Adults

There are 7,614 adults, (1,759 of whom are seniors) in Rice County, Kansas.

Rice County, Kansas Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,885

49.50%

Male

4,983

50.50%

Rice County, Kansas Households and Families

Rice County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rice County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male76.4%23.6%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female50.4%49.6%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9322.3572.6
Married2,1742.9484.5
Non Family1,3051.1156.6
Female2542.8550.4
Male1993.3276.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rice County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2383.75%
9th to 12th Grade4567.18%
High School Graduate1,86229.30%
Some College1,78928.16%
Associates Degree5789.10%
Bachelors Degree96115.12%
Graduate Degree4707.40%

Rice County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6315,0691,356
Hispanic45538354
Other Race16814734
Multiple Races163127
Black666617
Asian38114
Native American1515
Islander44

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 25.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,843$41,162$27,731
Less Than High School$20,054$30,598$18,021
High School Grad$29,792$40,241$21,875
Some College$34,441$42,625$26,780
Bachelors Degree$35,864$36,528$35,597
Graduate Degree$47,414$53,828$45,868

$33,843

Average Earnings

$41,162

Average Male

$27,731

Average Female

Rice County, Kansas Language

Rice County, Kansas Language by Age

Rice County, Kansas Language

91.77% of Rice County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 8.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.63% of the population.

Rice County, Kansas Poverty

Rice County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8271,20815.43%
Hispanic1,02322221.70%
Multiple2084722.60%
Other2583513.57%
Asian503060.00%
Black90910.00%
Islander11436.36%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.57%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Kansas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Kansas is Black, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.55%
High School14.01%
Some College7.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.76%
Male Unemployed66.92%
Female Employed12.94%
Male Employed7.35%

Rice County, Kansas Income

Rice County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,333$57,803
Families$61,737$68,186
Married Families$66,833$
Non Families$26,824$34,468

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rice County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Rice County, Kansas Veterans

576

Number of Veterans

536

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam254
Second Gulf War99
First Gulf War80
Korea46
World War II27

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4987.18%
2 or More6734.36%
Hispanic111.64%
Other73.07%
Black42.42%

Rice County, Kansas Veterans by Education

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Kansas Employment Status

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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