Thomas County, Kansas Population 2019

Thomas County, Kansas's estimated population is 7,830 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thomas County, Kansas is the 49th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,711-119-1.52%
20177,830-17-0.22%
20167,847-49-0.62%
20157,896600.77%
20147,836-97-1.22%
20137,93320.03%
20127,931-8-0.10%
20117,93990.11%
20107,930-328-3.97%
19908,258-193-2.28%
19808,45195012.66%
19707,5011431.94%
19607,358-214-2.83%
19507,5721,14717.85%
19406,425-909-12.39%
19307,3341,81732.93%
19205,517621.14%
19105,4551,34332.66%
19004,112-1,426-25.75%
18905,5385,3773339.75%
18801610.00%

How Many People Live in Thomas County, Kansas?

7,830

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,38194.06%
Some Other Race1401.78%
Black or African American1231.57%
Two or More Races921.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.88%
Asian380.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%

Thomas County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2019

Thomas County, Kansas Median Age

36.3


Total

34.4


Male

37.8


Female

Thomas County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,082 adults, (1,257 of whom are seniors) in Thomas County, Kansas.

Thomas County, Kansas Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Thomas County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,991

50.86%

Male

3,856

49.14%

Thomas County, Kansas Households and Families

Thomas County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thomas County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All74.4%25.6%
Male70%30%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female53.6%46.4%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2592.374.4
Married1,7762.8586.4
Non Family1,0261.259.4
Female2372.7653.6
Male2202.5170

2.72

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thomas County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade871.73%
9th to 12th Grade1553.08%
High School Graduate1,52430.30%
Some College1,23824.61%
Associates Degree69113.74%
Bachelors Degree94618.81%
Graduate Degree3897.73%

Thomas County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6424,4371,280
Hispanic1981633
Other Race119119
Black777725
Native American6464
Asian302825
Multiple Races20203

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 asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,432$41,422$27,743
Less Than High School$27,167$27,417$
High School Grad$23,846$28,363$19,155
Some College$35,361$49,595$25,299
Bachelors Degree$37,800$46,354$28,940
Graduate Degree$53,583$60,530$44,464

$32,432

Average Earnings

$41,422

Average Male

$27,743

Average Female

Thomas County, Kansas Language

Thomas County, Kansas Language by Age

Thomas County, Kansas Language

96.89% of Thomas County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty

Thomas County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8686699.74%
Hispanic3789424.87%
Other1384028.99%
Native643351.56%
Black892325.84%
Multiple8866.82%
Asian3226.25%

11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thomas County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Kansas is Native, with 51.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thomas County, Kansas is Asian, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.48%
High School11.28%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed67.74%
Male Employed9.50%
Female Employed7.36%

Thomas County, Kansas Income

Thomas County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,465$65,807
Families$66,529$78,626
Married Families$73,885-
Non Families$22,120$35,601

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Thomas 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.

Thomas County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans

404

Number of Veterans

393

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam214
Korea53
Second Gulf War28
World War II7
First Gulf War5

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4047.08%
Hispanic31.10%

Thomas County, Kansas Veterans by Education

14.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thomas County, Kansas Employment Status

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thomas 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

68.80%

Born in Kansas

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.44% of Thomas County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 68.80% having been born in Kansas. 2.52% 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 Thomas County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Colby53875419320.59%
Oakley 20452098532.59%
Brewster305300-5-1.64%
Rexford232229-3-1.29%
Gem8887-1-1.14%
Menlo6160-1-1.64%
  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