Smith County, Kansas Population 2018

Smith County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,668 with a growth rate of -0.89% 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
20173,668-33-0.89%
20163,701230.63%
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
White3,661
Two or More Races23
Asian7
Black or African American7
Some Other Race3

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

Smith 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

Smith County, Kansas Median Age

51.2


Total

50.7


Male

51.9


Female

Smith County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,990 adults, (992 of which are seniors) in Smith County, Kansas.

Smith County, Kansas Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,881

50.82%

Male

1,820

49.18%

Smith County, Kansas Households and Families

Smith County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smith County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
Male78.1%21.9%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female63.5%36.5%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6982.1477.5
Married9462.7486.5
Non Family6461.165.9
Female743.4963.5
Male322.6678.1

2.75

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade903.26%
9th to 12th Grade1425.15%
High School Graduate94934.40%
Some College72926.42%
Associates Degree2438.81%
Bachelors Degree44516.13%
Graduate Degree1615.84%

Smith County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7102,484597
Hispanic39379
Asian73
Other Race33
Black22
Multiple Races11

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 23.08%.

Smith County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,750$37,531$20,719
Less Than High School$20,972$26,964$14,583
High School Grad$21,306$27,381$14,839
Some College$31,250$37,614$24,219
Bachelors Degree$38,750$40,954$30,833
Graduate Degree$59,167$91,250$43,125

$29,750

Average Earnings

$37,531

Average Male

$20,719

Average Female

Smith County, Kansas Language

Smith County, Kansas Language by Age

Smith County, Kansas Language

99.13% of Smith County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Smith County, Kansas Poverty

Smith County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,54149513.98%
Hispanic6857.35%
Multiple23521.74%
Black7571.43%

13.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Black, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Kansas is Hispanic, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

Smith County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.89%
Bachelors or Greater14.19%
Some College8.93%
High School6.86%

Smith County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.43%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed8.16%
Male Employed5.50%

Smith County, Kansas Income

Smith County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,913$60,406
Families$54,932$73,687
Married Families$60,000$
Non Families$21,726$37,579

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

Smith County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

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

Smith County, Kansas Veterans

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by War

332

Number of Veterans

319

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam129
Korea87
World War II52
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War14

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+148
65 to 74100
55 to 6443
35 to 5438
18 to 343

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Smith County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Kansas Employment Status

Smith County, Kansas Employment by Age

60%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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