Seward County, Kansas Population 2019

Seward County, Kansas's estimated population is 22,159 with a growth rate of -2.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Seward County, Kansas is the 26th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,159-597-2.62%
201622,756-418-1.80%
201523,174-123-0.53%
201423,297-57-0.24%
201323,354-46-0.20%
201223,4002371.02%
201123,1631840.80%
201022,9794,23622.60%
199018,7431,6729.79%
198017,0711,3278.43%
197015,744-186-1.17%
196015,9305,95859.75%
19509,9723,43252.48%
19406,540-1,535-19.01%
19308,0751,85529.82%
19206,2202,12952.04%
19104,0913,269397.69%
1900822-681-45.31%
18901,5031,49829960.00%
188050.00%

Seward County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,862
Some Other Race6,544
Black or African American1,068
Asian677
Two or More Races621
American Indian and Alaska Native176

Seward County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Seward County, Kansas Median Age

29.5


Total

29.4


Male

29.8


Female

Seward County, Kansas Adults

There are 15,747 adults, (2,182 of whom are seniors) in Seward County, Kansas.

Seward County, Kansas Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,196

48.79%

Male

11,752

51.21%

Seward County, Kansas Households and Families

Seward County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Seward County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family51%49%
Female49.4%50.6%
Male40.5%59.5%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5732.9665.8
Married3,6213.6984.6
Non Family2,0991.3151
Female1,1553.2949.4
Male6983.6740.5

3.51

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Seward County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,57519.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,77913.41%
High School Graduate3,53926.68%
Some College2,62519.79%
Associates Degree1,1408.59%
Bachelors Degree1,1858.93%
Graduate Degree4223.18%

Seward County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,6523,150339
White5,2644,8911,188
Other Race3,4451,27746
Black71346836
Asian45524233
Multiple Races23818610
Native American1341298

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 22.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,024$34,149$26,136
Less Than High School$26,413$29,868$23,533
High School Grad$30,126$36,382$15,022
Some College$34,587$41,463$27,277
Bachelors Degree$51,178$53,261$45,337
Graduate Degree$60,125$77,353$48,456

$31,024

Average Earnings

$34,149

Average Male

$26,136

Average Female

Seward County, Kansas Language

Seward County, Kansas Language by Age

Seward County, Kansas Language

40.97% of Seward County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 59.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.58% of the population.

Seward County, Kansas Poverty

Seward County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,6103,59926.44%
Other6,5321,43121.91%
White6,9134055.86%
Black96619420.08%
Multiple5839015.44%
Asian67740.59%

18.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.49%

Male Poverty Rate

22.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 26.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Kansas is Asian, with 0.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.33%
Some College12.53%
High School12.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.19%
Male Unemployed20.24%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed7.82%

Seward County, Kansas Income

Seward County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,535$62,619
Families$49,830$69,134
Married Families$69,541$
Non Families$33,958$42,024

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Seward County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Seward County, Kansas Veterans

543

Number of Veterans

492

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
First Gulf War69
Korea64
World War II40
Second Gulf War19

Seward County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4594.70%
Hispanic991.18%
2 or More5216.88%
Black283.77%
Indian42.99%

Seward County, Kansas Veterans by Education

2.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Kansas Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Seward County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Liberal2052520350-175-0.85%
Kismet459450-9-1.96%
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