Sherman County, Kansas Population 2018

Sherman County, Kansas's estimated population is 5,930 with a growth rate of -1.79% 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
20175,930-108-1.79%
20166,038931.56%
20165,945-15-0.25%
20155,960-107-1.76%
20146,067-24-0.39%
20136,091-30-0.49%
20126,121671.11%
20116,054360.60%
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%

Sherman County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,603
Some Other Race244
Black or African American66
Two or More Races62
Asian40
American Indian and Alaska Native23

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

Sherman 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

Sherman County, Kansas Median Age

38.1


Total

38.3


Male

37.4


Female

Sherman County, Kansas Adults

There are 4,601 adults, (1,159 of which are seniors) in Sherman County, Kansas.

Sherman County, Kansas Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

2,990

49.52%

Male

3,048

50.48%

Sherman County, Kansas Households and Families

Sherman County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sherman County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
Male75.2%24.8%
All62.9%37.1%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female42.1%57.9%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sherman County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8042.1162.9
Married1,2942.6881.1
Non Family1,0451.1545.5
Female3282.3242.1
Male1373.6175.2

2.63

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sherman County, Kansas Households

Sherman County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1493.61%
9th to 12th Grade2054.96%
High School Graduate1,26230.54%
Some College1,21529.40%
Associates Degree51512.46%
Bachelors Degree57313.87%
Graduate Degree2135.15%

Sherman County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6513,425711
Hispanic37224552
Other Race6562
Black4646
Asian333317
Native American2323
Multiple Races666

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 100.00%.

Sherman County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,798$40,158$24,692
Less Than High School$52,923$53,309$
High School Grad$24,762$30,033$21,853
Some College$29,500$40,422$23,638
Bachelors Degree$40,573$41,346$34,782
Graduate Degree$42,328$$42,661

$32,798

Average Earnings

$40,158

Average Male

$24,692

Average Female

Sherman County, Kansas Language

Sherman County, Kansas Language by Age

Sherman County, Kansas Language

90.96% of Sherman County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 9.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.23% of the population.

Sherman County, Kansas Poverty

Sherman County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,05165412.95%
Hispanic70930643.16%
Other24414258.20%
Multiple574273.68%
Black60813.33%

17.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.77%

Male Poverty Rate

15.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman County, Kansas is Multiple, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman County, Kansas is White, with 12.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.41%.

Sherman County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.69%
Some College9.25%
High School7.17%
Bachelors or Greater0.13%

Sherman County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.63%
Male Employed12.87%
Female Employed8.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sherman County, Kansas Income

Sherman County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,036$53,149
Families$52,427$62,483
Married Families$60,000$
Non Families$24,531$33,794

Sherman County, Kansas Marital Status

Sherman County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Sherman County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans by War

370

Number of Veterans

354

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam157
Korea59
First Gulf War46
World War II15
Second Gulf War1

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+116
65 to 74101
55 to 6477
35 to 5476
18 to 34

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3528.07%
Hispanic255.77%
Indian1878.26%

Sherman County, Kansas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman County, Kansas Employment Status

Sherman County, Kansas Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sherman County, Kansas Employment by Race

Sherman County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sherman County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Goodland44924441-51-1.14%
Kanorado15315410.65%
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