Sherman County, Kansas Population 2020

Sherman County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,948 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sherman County, Kansas is the 60th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20185,899-49-0.82%
20175,948-6-0.10%
20165,954-9-0.15%
20155,963-104-1.71%
20146,067-23-0.38%
20136,090-30-0.49%
20126,120671.11%
20116,053350.58%
20106,018-908-13.11%
19906,926-833-10.74%
19807,759-33-0.42%
19707,7921,11016.61%
19606,682-691-9.37%
19507,37395214.83%
19406,421-979-13.23%
19307,4001,80832.33%
19205,5921,04322.93%
19104,5491,20836.16%
19003,341-1,920-36.49%
18905,2615,24840369.23%
1880130.00%

How Many People Live in Sherman County, Kansas?

5,948

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,41590.76%
Some Other Race3205.36%
Two or More Races1031.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.77%
Black or African American430.72%
Asian390.65%

Sherman County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Sherman County, Kansas Median Age

38.8


Total

37.4


Male

42


Female

Sherman County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,541 adults, (1,116 of whom are seniors) in Sherman County, Kansas.

Sherman County, Kansas Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,963

49.66%

Male

3,003

50.34%

Sherman County, Kansas Households and Families

Sherman County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sherman County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.1%17.9%
Married73.4%26.6%
All64.3%35.7%
Female53.1%46.9%
Non Family52.1%47.9%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6492.1964.3
Married1,3282.7373.4
Non Family9101.2152.1
Female2882.5253.1
Male1232.8182.1

2.64

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sherman County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade942.34%
9th to 12th Grade2015.00%
High School Graduate1,28031.86%
Some College1,23130.64%
Associates Degree44311.03%
Bachelors Degree57814.39%
Graduate Degree1904.73%

Sherman County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5433,323713
Hispanic360286
Other Race116100
Native American4646
Multiple Races353534
Asian323221

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,272$39,514$26,315
Less Than High School$39,234$39,113$
High School Grad$25,522$28,384$21,289
Some College$32,169$42,421$26,745
Bachelors Degree$35,625$31,364$36,418
Graduate Degree$53,438$80,139$40,000

$30,272

Average Earnings

$39,514

Average Male

$26,315

Average Female

Sherman County, Kansas Language

Sherman County, Kansas Language by Age

Sherman County, Kansas Language

89.93% of Sherman County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 10.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.29% of the population.

Sherman County, Kansas Poverty

Sherman County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,89868113.90%
Hispanic70336351.64%
Other30218962.58%
Multiple1024645.10%
Black1616100.00%

19.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.05%

Male Poverty Rate

18.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman County, Kansas is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman County, Kansas is White, with 13.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.03%
Some College13.10%
High School10.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.26%
Male Employed15.16%
Female Employed9.71%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sherman County, Kansas Income

Sherman County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,847$55,242
Families$54,873$63,159
Married Families$59,107-
Non Families$28,068$34,635

Sherman County, Kansas Marital Status

Sherman County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sherman County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Sherman 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.

Sherman County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans

211

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam75
First Gulf War61
Korea22
Second Gulf War19
World War II13

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2064.92%
Indian510.87%

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman County, Kansas Employment Status

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sherman 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

55.56%

Born in Kansas

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.49% of Sherman County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 55.56% having been born in Kansas. 0.99% 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 Sherman County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Goodland44924441-51-1.14%
Kanorado15315410.65%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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