Smith County, Kansas Population 2018

Smith County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,668 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Kansas is the 76th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20173,693250.68%
20173,668-10-0.27%
20163,678-12-0.33%
20153,690-39-1.05%
20143,729300.81%
20133,699-54-1.44%
20123,753-38-1.00%
20113,791-69-1.79%
20103,860-1,218-23.99%
19905,078-869-14.61%
19805,947-810-11.99%
19706,757-1,019-13.10%
19607,776-1,070-12.10%
19508,846-1,736-16.41%
194010,582-2,963-21.88%
193013,545-1,440-9.61%
192014,985-380-2.47%
191015,365-1,019-6.22%
190016,3847714.94%
189015,6131,73012.46%
188013,88313,81720934.85%
1870660.00%

Smith County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,564
Two or More Races81
American Indian and Alaska Native21
Black or African American14
Asian9
Some Other Race4

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Smith County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

50100150 Male Population50100150 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Smith County, Kansas Median Age

51.6


Total

51


Male

52.5


Female

Smith County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,960 adults, (995 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Kansas.

Smith County, Kansas Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,879

50.88%

Male

1,814

49.12%

Smith County, Kansas Households and Families

Smith County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Smith County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.9%9.1%
Married85.8%14.2%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female59.4%40.6%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6622.1877.6
Married9612.7285.8
Non Family5991.165.6
Female693.8759.4
Male332.7390.9

2.76

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smith County, Kansas Households

Smith County, Kansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade662.41%
9th to 12th Grade1214.42%
High School Graduate98035.79%
Some College74827.32%
Associates Degree2739.97%
Bachelors Degree39414.39%
Graduate Degree1565.70%

Smith County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6422,455542
Hispanic48488
Native American2121
Multiple Races1515
Black1414
Asian99
Other Race44

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 20.51%.

Smith County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,383$41,442$21,944
Less Than High School$20,000$24,375$17,917
High School Grad$22,813$31,938$15,455
Some College$33,750$40,313$26,250
Bachelors Degree$41,250$43,698$31,071
Graduate Degree$51,250$94,583$41,719

$31,383

Average Earnings

$41,442

Average Male

$21,944

Average Female

Smith County, Kansas Language

Smith County, Kansas Language by Age

Smith County, Kansas Language

99.09% of Smith County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 0.91% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Smith County, Kansas Poverty

Smith County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,44244112.81%
Multiple814251.85%
Hispanic7034.29%

13.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

15.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Multiple, with 51.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.83%.

Smith County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.23%
Bachelors or Greater13.79%
Some College7.94%
High School6.44%

Smith County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.43%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed9.08%
Male Employed6.07%

Smith County, Kansas Income

Smith County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,357$61,772
Families$57,054$76,502
Married Families$60,729$
Non Families$20,964$34,942

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Smith County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Smith County, Kansas Veterans

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by War

296

Number of Veterans

283

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam112
Korea76
World War II32
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War17

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+128
65 to 7497
35 to 5437
55 to 6430
18 to 344

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Education

3.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Kansas Employment Status

Smith County, Kansas Employment by Age

58%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Smith County, Kansas Employment by Race

Smith County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Smith County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Smith Center16651583-82-4.92%
Kensington473443-30-6.34%
Lebanon218203-15-6.88%
Gaylord114107-7-6.14%
Athol4441-3-6.82%
Cedar1413-1-7.14%
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