Seward County, Kansas Population 2018

Seward County, Kansas's estimated population is 22,159 with a growth rate of -4.43% 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
201722,159-1,026-4.43%
201623,1854291.89%
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
White13,868
Some Other Race6,807
Black or African American992
Asian682
Two or More Races660
American Indian and Alaska Native176

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

Seward 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

Seward County, Kansas Median Age

29.2


Total

29


Male

29.7


Female

Seward County, Kansas Adults

There are 15,859 adults, (2,063 of which are seniors) in Seward County, Kansas.

Seward County, Kansas Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,362

49.01%

Male

11,823

50.99%

Seward County, Kansas Households and Families

Seward County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Seward County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All68.8%31.2%
Non Family56%44%
Female49.2%50.8%
Male49%51%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seward County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3813.0868.8
Married3,5073.8486.4
Non Family2,0941.3556
Female1,1623.4449.2
Male6183.9449

3.67

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Seward County, Kansas Households

Seward County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,66320.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,91114.48%
High School Graduate3,33725.29%
Some College2,66320.18%
Associates Degree1,0938.28%
Bachelors Degree1,1348.59%
Graduate Degree3932.98%

Seward County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,5522,738332
White5,4345,0551,101
Other Race3,5071,17643
Black62844930
Asian47527953
Multiple Races19211810
Native American12511411

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.26%.

Seward County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,890$32,261$26,926
Less Than High School$24,997$27,013$23,982
High School Grad$30,799$37,781$16,356
Some College$37,576$42,009$30,540
Bachelors Degree$48,000$50,976$43,571
Graduate Degree$47,679$73,333$45,972

$30,890

Average Earnings

$32,261

Average Male

$26,926

Average Female

Seward County, Kansas Language

Seward County, Kansas Language by Age

Seward County, Kansas Language

41.15% of Seward County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 58.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.79% of the population.

Seward County, Kansas Poverty

Seward County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,5953,65526.88%
Other6,7771,49322.03%
White7,1914045.62%
Black90820822.91%
Multiple6297812.40%
Asian68220.29%

18.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.01%

Male Poverty Rate

22.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 26.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward County, Kansas is Asian, with 0.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.04%.

Seward County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.07%
Some College12.52%
High School11.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.62%

Seward County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.89%
Male Unemployed25.52%
Female Employed12.08%
Male Employed7.48%

Seward County, Kansas Income

Seward County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,507$62,757
Families$50,933$69,076
Married Families$69,589$
Non Families$39,454$43,420

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Seward County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Seward County, Kansas Veterans

Seward County, Kansas Veterans by War

593

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam230
First Gulf War83
Korea68
World War II44
Second Gulf War37

Seward County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74166
75+145
35 to 54126
55 to 64104
18 to 3452

Seward County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4844.94%
2 or More5017.30%
Hispanic320.38%
Black293.93%
Asian275.11%
Indian32.40%

Seward County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward County, Kansas Employment Status

Seward County, Kansas Employment by Age

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Seward County, Kansas Employment by Race

Seward County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Seward County, Kansas

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